Marcel Brands swapping Davy Klaassen for Domagoj Vida could be a smart move for Everton

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

If Davy Klaassen has no future at Everton, then using him as a make-weight could be smart move for Marco Silva's side.

Everton's Dutch midfielder Davy Klaassen (L) vies with Hajduk Split's Greek midfielder Savvas Gentsoglou during the UEFA Europa League playoff round, first leg football match between...

According to Fanatix, Everton have offered to swap Davy Klaassen and money for Domagoj Vida of Besiktas, and that would be a smart move from Marcel Brands.

Vida has enjoyed an outstanding World Cup for Croatia, who are now among the favourites to win the competition.

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Everton are said to be trying to wrap up a deal for the defender, while he is in Russia, and if Brands can get money off the centre-back by offering out Klaassen then it would be an excellent move.

Domagoj Vida of Croatia celebrates after winning the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier Play-Off: First Leg match between Croatia and Greece at Stadion Maksimir on November 9, 2017 in Zagreb,...

Klaassen endured a difficult first season at Everton, and looks likely to move on this summer.

Whether Everton could find a buyer for Klaassen this summer remains to be seen, after what was a dreadful first season in English football.

Besiktas' Damagoj Vida celebrates after scoring a goal during Turkish Spor Toto Super leagua fotball match between Besiktas and Fenerbahce on February 25, 2018 at Vodafone Park stadium in...

But they may have found an alternative way to offload the midfielder, which could suit them.

Everton have seemingly been chasing Vida for much of the summer so far, and if they can get money off the centre-back and get rid of a player that Marco Silva doesn’t seem to want, then it would be a great transfer move from Brands if he can pull it off.

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