Everton Make €13.2m Offer For Croatia Defender Who Starred In Victory Over Argentina

Everton have made a €13.2 million offer for Besiktas defender Domagoj Vida according to Fanatik.

The Turkish sports newspaper claim that West Ham are also in the race for the Croatia international.

Turkish-Football reported that Besiktas were prepared to sell Vida heading into the World Cup after signing him on a free transfer in January.

Vida performed below expectations and had been singled out among the players the club were willing to part ways with.

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The Black Eagles made a decision to wait until after the World Cup before responding to offers.

After a stellar display in the opening two games which have seen Croatia beat Nigeria 2-0 and crush Argentina 3-0 Vida is expected to see his valuation rise.

The Besiktas ace started both games as the centre-back partner of Dejan Lovren.

The powerful defender has 61 international caps for Croatia under his belt.

Vida does have another four-years remaining on his current deal but Besiktas are prepared to sell the 29-year-old for the right price.

Croatia have already booked a place in the World Cup Last 16.