Everton and Brighton reportedly want Ezri Konsa

Ezri Konsa of Charlton battles for possession with Jon Nolan of Shrewsbury Town during the Sky Bet League One Play Off Semi Final First Leg match between Charlton Athletic and Shrewsbury...

Everton and Brighton and Hove Albion have been linked with Ezri Konsa of Charlton Athletic in the summer transfer window.

Ezri Konsa of Charlton battles for possession with Jon Nolan of Shrewsbury Town during the Sky Bet League One Play Off Semi Final First Leg match between Charlton Athletic and Shrewsbury...

Everton are interested in signing Ezri Konsa from Charlton Athletic in the summer transfer window, according to The Mirror (Transfer Live blog, 22:14, Sunday, June 3, 2018).

It has been reported that Everton manager Marco Silva is a big fan of Konsa from his time as the Watford manager.

Ezri Konsa of Charlton Athletic runs with the ball during the Sky Bet League One match between Charlton Athletic and Peterborough United at The Valley on November 28, 2017 in London,...

The report has also claimed that Silva is eyeing the 20-year-old defender as a long-term replacement for 35-year-old centre-back Phil Jagielka - who earns £50,000 per week as salary, according to Spotrac.com, and has been on the books of the Toffees since the summer of 2007 when he joined from Sheffield United for a transfer fee reported by BBC Sport to be worth £4 million.

The Mirror (Transfer Live blog, 22:14, Sunday, June 3, 2018) has also claimed that Brighton and Hove Albion will challenge Everton in a £5 million fight for Konsa.

Ezri Konsa of Charlton Athletic runs with the ball during the Sky Bet League One match between Charlton Athletic and Peterborough United at The Valley on November 28, 2017 in London,...

Talented and promising

Konsa is a very talented and promising young defender who can only get better in the coming years.

Leaving League One club Charlton for Premier League outfit Everton would be a massive step-up, but Konsa is only 20 years of age and is still developing as a footballer.

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