Everton transfer news
Everton defender Jagielka is said to be ready to leave the club after a decade on Merseyside.
The one-time England regular has been seeking talks about his future and Express Sport understands Sunderland are interested in his services.
And it seems as though Everton may be willing to let him go.
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According to the Mail on Sunday, 34-year-old Jagielka could be offloaded in order to make room for Ivanovic.
Chelsea defender Ivanovic, 32, has dropped out of regular selection for the Blues since manager Antonio Conte moved to three at the back.
Ivanovic has started just once for Chelsea since September and could leave the club in this transfer window.
Everton could signed Branislav Ivanovic as a replacement for Phil Jagielka (left)
Branislav Ivanovic has started just one game for Chelsea since September
Sunderland want to sign Phil Jagielka (centre)
The Serb, who scored the winner for Chelsea in the 2013 Europa League final, has been at the Stamford Bridge club since 2008.
And his departure could in turn provide Conte with the opportunity to sign another defender himself before the transfer window closes.