Everton fans react as club linked with Rennes ace Ramy Bensebaini

Marco Silva, Manager of Hull City celebrates his side goal during the Premier League match between Hull City and AFC Bournemouth at KCOM Stadium on January 14, 2017 in Hull, England.

Everton are reportedly keen on the Algeria international.

Hull City manager Marco Silva reacts during the Premier League match between Hull City and Sunderland at KCOM Stadium on May 6, 2017 in Hull, England.

French newspaper L'Equipe claim Everton are keeping tabs on centre-back Ramy Bensebaini as they look to bolster their defence this summer - but fans are completely unknown as to whether he would be a good signing.

The Toffees have sold Argentina international Ramiro Funes Mori to La Liga side Villarreal already this summer, while Ashley Williams future at Goodison Park remains in doubt.

Ramiro Funes Mori (L) of Everton celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mate Ross Barkley (R)  during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and...

Everton have been linked with a whole host of left-backs this summer, including Wendell, Marvin Plattenhardt and Joe Bryan, but the club could also be after a centre-back in the coming months.

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Bensebaini, 23, starred for Ligue 1 side Rennes last summer, making 36 league and cup appearances for the French outfit as they finished in a superb fifth-placed position.

Rennes' Algerian defender Ramy Bensebaini (L) vies with Toulouse's French forward Andy Delort during the French L1 football match Rennes vs Toulouse on April 29, 2018 at the Roazhon Park...

What could have tempted new manager Marco Silva into considering a move for the 12-time international, is that he is equally as adept at centre-back as he is on the left side of defence.

German side Stuttgart are also keeping tabs on Bensebaini, but a move to the Premier League could be too good to turn down. However, the majority of Everton fans are unsure over completing a move to land the defender, as he remains an unknown in English football.

 

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