Michael Keane and Phil Jagielka have formed a solid partnership in Everton's defence this season.
Everton's Phil Jagielka put in an exemplary performance to set the standards for his teammates in the team's win over Brighton at Goodison Park.
Everton will face Brighton and Hove Albion in the Premier League this weekend.
Everton are said to be considering appointing Mikel Arteta to take over from Sam Allardyce.
Cenk Tosun has struggled to impress since his arrival at Everton.
Jagielka has failed to make the Everton squad for the last two Premier League matches.
Sam Allardyce lured Eliaquim Mangala to Everton in January.
West Ham United reportedly made a shock move to sign David Moyes' former centre-back Phil Jagielka on loan from Premier League rivals Everton.
Phil Jagielka is set to stay at Everton for the rest of the season after the Toffees snubbed an offer from Premier League rivals West Ham United.
The young Everton centre-back has produced some encouraging performances.
With Sam Allardyce looking likely to become the new Everton manager, and given his tactical proclivities, there are some players who will be more excited than others.
With Phil Jagielka, Leighton Baines and Ashley Williams all in their 30s have Everton overlooked a serious issue.
The Everton centre-back spent nearly a decade on Sheffield United's books.