With Chelsea’s transfer ban having been upheld by FIFA, Everton’s chances to sign Kurt Zouma on a permanent deal have been significantly decreased.

The Toffees had hoped that FIFA would temporarily freeze the two-year transfer ban, enabling Chelsea to make signings in the summer and subsequently sanction sales of fringe players to lower their wage bill.

However, with the ban, Chelsea are unlikely to sell their man, which means Everton will need to scour the transfer market for a new option.

With Phil Jagielka nearing the end of his career, Everton will be in need of a fourth centre-back next season, to go along with Michael Keane, Yerry Mina and Mason Holgate.

Here are four potential centre-back options that we feel Everton should and/or could target in the summer: