• Everton have shown an interest in Lascelles and Mina• ‘I know what I have to improve. We have to sign new players’
Marco Silva has said new central defenders have been a priority since his first day as Everton manager and it is essential one arrives before Thursday’s transfer deadline.
Everton’s defensive limitations were again exposed on Saturday when they were beaten 3-2 by Valencia, their fifth consecutive pre-season defeat.
Everton have drawn Rotherham United at home in the league cup second