Chelsea selling Willian would give Everton a big Mina boost

Willian of Chelsea (L) and Kortney Hause of Wolves (R) battle for possession during The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Chelsea at Molineux on...

Everton are trying to sign Yerry Mina from Barcelona.

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...

Everton's hopes of signing Yerry Mina from Barcelona could be given a helping hand by Chelsea.

The Mirror report Mina is a top target for Everton, who are preparing a £21 million bid.

Mina starred at the World Cup for Colombia but his future at Barcelona is in doubt.

This is because Barcelona only have three available slots for non-EU players.

Coutinho fills one, while new signing from Brazil, Arthur, fills another with Mina completing the trio.... for now.

SkySports report Barcelona are bidding for Chelsea attacker Willian, offering £53 million.

Willian of Chelsea (L) and Kortney Hause of Wolves (R) battle for possession during The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Chelsea at Molineux on...

Willian's arrival would mean Barcelona need to get rid of one of their non-EU players, and Mina is a lead candidate.

Everton may have to settle for a loan deal if Barcelona do not want to sell out-right, but next summer they would be in a similar quandry.

Chelsea's intentions regarding Willian are unclear, and the player could be swayed to stay by incoming boss Maurizio Sarri.

Everton should hope he heads to Spain, as it would speed up their pursuit of Mina.

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...

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