Phil Jagielka was making his first Everton start of 2017 against West Brom.
Many of the signings from the Roberto Martinez era have proven inadequate this season.
The Everton defender is not interested in joining his old boss at the Stadium of Light.
Everton's Jagielka is one of a number of centre-backs reportedly being considered by Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce.
Southampton should consider a move for wantaway Everton star.
Bournemouth, Crystal Palace, Southampton, Sunderland, Swansea City and West Bromwich Albion are reportedly keen on Everton's Phil Jagielka.
The Everton defender was a substitute in Saturday's fixture between the two teams.
West Bromwich Albion were also said to be in for Fonte, who looks set to join West Ham United.
Which Everton players would fans not mind seeing the back of by the end of the current transfer window?
The Black Cats have been linked with the long-serving Toffees centre-back.