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Everton look set to bid for £7m-rated defender

10th April 2019, 13:19 by Simon Barlow

Everton scouted FC Basel centre-back Eray Comert again last week and look likely to target the Switzerland Under-21 star this summer.

The reporter for Swiss newspaper Blick tweeted the news that the Toffees sent a scout to the Letzigrund for the midweek meeting between Basel and FC Zurich a week ago.

Comert, 21, was linked to Everton in February when it was claimed that he was a 'concrete target' for both Everton and Arsenal.

And the young central defender did his chances of earning a move to Goodison Park no harm at all by putting in a man-of-the-match display as Basel ran out 2-0 winners over the hosts.

Comert, who holds dual Turkish and Swiss citizenship, has one year left on his contract at St Jakob Park and certainly fits the profile of what most people think a Marcel Brands signing ought to look like.

He has rejected two extension offers from Basel and could be a £7million target in the summer.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Simon Barlow has a wealth of journalism experience and in-depth knowledge in a number of sports. As well as his extensive football knowledge, Simon is also well versed on cricket, tennis, American Football and cycling amongst others.

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