Everton boss Marco Silva admits he's made no decision over Phil Jagielka and Leighton Baines

A dejected Marco Silva the head coach

Everton defenders Phil Jagielka's and Leighton Baines' contracts expires at the end of next season.

Everton manager Marco Silva and Kurt Zouma of Everton talk with Referee Stewart and his assistants after the Premier League match between Everton FC and Huddersfield Town at Goodison Park...

Everton boss Marco Silva has told the Liverpool Echo that he is yet to decide over whether Phil Jagielka or Leighton Baines will be offered new contracts at Goodison Park.

Both Jagielka and Baines are reaching the twilights of their careers, and have been forced out of Everton’s starting line-up of late.

Jagielka has suffered with injury, while Baines has lost his place to the impressive Lucas Digne.

 

And Silva admits that the pair’s futures are now in doubt, with their contracts coming to an end.

"As for the decisions about new contracts or whatever, we will have time to talk about the situation in the future,” Silva said.

Jagielka and Baines’ current contracts only last until the end of next season.

Phil Jagielka of Eveton during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Everton FC at Molineux on August 11, 2018 in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.

The duo are the two longest-serving players in Everton’s current squad, and their departures really would indicate the start of a new era.

The Toffees have big plans for the future, and it could see Jagielka and Baines consigned to reserve roles.

Jagileka’s chances of breaking into Everton’s starting line-up could be even more limited in the coming weeks, as Yerry Mina is set to return to fitness.

Leighton Baines of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton and Southampton at Goodison Park on May 5, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

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