Everton boss Marco Silva hints at future plans for Yerry Mina

Yerry Mina of Everton during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Everton FC at Anfield on December 2, 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Everton defender Yerry Mina has now made four starts for Marco Silva's side.

Marco Silva the head coach

Everton boss Marco Silva has told the Liverpool Echo that he has no concerns about Yerry Mina’s fitness levels.

Mina missed the early part of the campaign at Everton, but he has quickly stepped into Silva’s side’s starting line-up now.

Mina has impressed in Everton’s defence ever since breaking into the team.


And Silva has suggested that the Colombian will continue to play for the Toffees, even though many of his teammates may be rotated.

He said: “It is a busy month for us and with everything it’s about managing the squad and being able to give rest to players if I feel we don’t lose too much. That was my feeling yesterday with the Zouma choice [against Newcastle].

“Mina didn’t play many games at the start of the season so it will be possible for him to carry on in the squad.”

Yerry Mina of Everton during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on November 11, 2018 in London, England.

Everton have conceded just twice in the four games that Mina has started for them to date.

The powerful defender has added increased steel to their backline, and his partnership with Michael Keane has been very impressive.

Everton could only draw 1-1 with Newcastle in their last outing though, in what was a disappointing result.

Silva’s men are next in action on Monday, when they take on Watford at Goodison Park.

Yerry Mina of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton and Cardiff City at Goodison Park on November 24, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

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