Everton linked with £77m double-swoop for Alfie Mawson and Danny Rose, and they'd be so much better for it

Swansea player Alfie Mawson (r) holds off the challenege of Christian Eriksen on Spurs during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur at Liberty Stadium on...

Everton are said to be keen on Alfie Mawson and Danny Rose this summer.

Swansea player Alfie Mawson (r) holds off the challenege of Christian Eriksen on Spurs during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur at Liberty Stadium on...

Everton’s potential £77 million swoop for Alfie Mawson and Danny Rose this summer would leave their defence looking much stronger.

The Daily Mirror have suggested that Everton are keen on doing a double-deal, which could cost them big money.

Tottenham Hotspur are said to value Rose at £37 million, while Mawson’s asking price has been set at £40 million by Swansea, according to The Times.

Danny Rose of Spurs in action during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Tottenham Hotspur and APOEL Nikosia at Wembley Stadium on December 6, 2017 in London, United Kingdom.

However, if Everton have the money, then the English duo would leave their defence looking much stronger.

Rose has struggled at Spurs this season, but he remains one of the best left-backs in the Premier League.

While Leighton Baines has always been a solid option for Everton, he is now 34, and Rose would be a significant upgrade.

Newport County's English midfielder Robbie Willmott (L) vies with Tottenham Hotspur's English defender Danny Rose during the English FA Cup fourth round replay football match between...

The Spurs full-back could offer the Toffees great pace down the left-flank, while also giving them a reliable defensive option.

Mawson would also help to toughen up an Everton defence, which has been porous this season.

Swansea may have been relegated this term, but without Mawson they would have gone down at a much earlier stage.

And Mawson would have the potential to come in and immediately become the Toffees’ most reliable centre-back, if he was to sign up.

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