Everton signing Domagoj Vida and Yerry Mina would totally transform their defence

Domagoj Vida of Croatia during a Croatia training session at Luzhniki Stadium on July 9, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.

Everton are said to be chasing both Domagoj Vida and Yerry Mina this summer.

Colombia's defender Yerry Mina celebrates after scoring the equalizer during the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Colombia and England at the Spartak Stadium in...

The combination of Yerry Mina and Domagoj Vida could transform Everton’s defence next season.

According to Mundiario, Everton are willing to pay £44.2 million to take Mina from Barcelona this summer, while A Spor claim that the Toffees are interested in Vida.

The pair have been two of the stars of the World Cup in Russia, with both of them impressing for their respective nations.

Yerry Mina of FC Barcelona conducts the ball during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Getafe at Camp Nou on February 11, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain.

Mina scored three goals for Colombia before they were knocked out, and Vida has been integral in helping Croatia to the final.

Mina and Vida both are very tenacious in their defensive work, and they have been hugely commanding aerially.

Everton struggled at the back last term, with Michael Keane and Ashely Williams, in particular, struggling.

Croatia's Domagoj Vida (R) vies during the World Cup 2018 play-off football match Greece vs Croatia, on November 12, 2017 in Piraeus.

There is no doubting that Marco Silva needs to improve Everton defensively, if they are to reach the top six.

And all the signs are there that Everton would be a much more sturdy team if Silva is able to pull off the double swoop and bring both Mina and Vida to Goodison Park this summer.

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