Three World Cup stars that must be added to Marco Silva’s Everton wishlist

The 2018 World Cup is well underway and there are a number of nations that have impressed and players that have already made a big impact for their country in their opening group game, and surely some of them will have caught the eye of new Everton manager Marco Silva.

The Portuguese boss will be determined to strengthen his newly-inherited squad this summer following a disappointing 2017/18 campaign that ended with an eight-place finish, after the Merseyside outfit had flirted with relegation earlier in the season.

The former Watford chief will know that he has to offload a number of players before he brings new ones to Goodison Park, and his priority for new additions will surely come in defensive areas considering they looked far from convincing at times in those positions last term, as well as the fact that the likes of Phil Jagielka and Leighton Baines are getting no younger and can no longer be considered good enough to start on a regular basis.

The 40-year-old manager, who has been urged not to sign a 26-year-old target by Toffees supporters on Twitter, will already have his targets in mind, but he may well have been convinced by the displays of a number of individuals in Russia, too.

Here are three World Cup stars that Silva has surely added to his summer transfer wishlist…