Date: 25th April 2021 at 7:05pm
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Marcus Bent has exclusively told This Is Futbol that Everton won&8217;t be signing another centre-back this summer.

With Yerry Mina expected to leave at the end of the season, the Toffees have been linked to a number of names, including Napoli ace Kalidou Koulibaly, who Carlo Ancelotti has worked with previously.

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A host of other centre-backs have been mentioned, but Bent, who played for the Blues across a two-year spell, revealed that his former side won’t be adding another to their defensive ranks.

Ancelotti currently has Mina, along with , Michael Keane and Mason Holgate at his disposal, whilst youngster Jarrad Branthwaite, who’s on loan at Blackburn, is another in that position.

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Everton might have the second worst defensive record in the top-eight, conceding more goals than the likes of Villa and Brighton, but Bent told This is Futbol that it’s not a position Ancelotti will be adding to this summer:

“I don’t think so. I spoke to someone at the club during the week, and they’re not talking about getting a centre-half.

“They said they’ve got depth in the squad and they’re not going to be buying anyone in the transfer window.”