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​Future of Everton skipper Jagielka in doubt

Everton boss Ronald Koeman has admitted captain Phil Jagielka could be nearing the exit door over a lack of game time.

Jagielka is in his 10th season at Goodison Park but has also found himself out of the team, with Ashley Williams and Ramiro Funes Mori preferred in the centre of defence.

Sunderland have been linked with a move for Jagielka, which would see him reunited with former Toffees boss David Moyes.

Asked if Jagielka might leave, Koeman said: "I don't know, it's all about if there is interest for Jag. Of course the last few weeks he did not start. He is important, he is the captain of the team.

"He is not happy because he is not starting and that's a good signal. What you need to do as a player is fight and make it difficult for the manager."

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