Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun will grow to be Everton’s first January signing after two golf equipment reached an settlement for the striker’s switch.
The 26-year-old striker has proven spectacular type for the Turkish membership this season having already netted 13 objectives in 23 video games throughout all competitions.
Everton have been looking out for a striker to exchange Romelu Lukaku, who joined Manchester United in the summertime. The Toffees have struggled to attain objectives on a constant foundation this season with Wayne Rooney their high scorer with 10 objectives within the Premier League.
The Goodison Park outfit spent over £100m ($134.2m) in the summertime to overtake their squad below Ronald Koeman, but it surely did not make an influence as they struggled within the backside half of the desk for many of the first-half of the marketing campaign. The Dutch supervisor was sacked after their loss to Arsenal with Sam Allardyce taking up – they’re at present in ninth place, effectively away from the relegation battle.
Everton failed with a transfer to signal Olivier Giroud in the summertime and have been once more linked with the Frenchman forward of the January switch window, however Arsene Wenger dominated out promoting the Arsenal ahead halfway by the marketing campaign. Allardyce revealed that it was the player’s wife that stopped him from transferring, and that assertion was additionally not too long ago dismissed by the French coach.
The Toffees boss appears to have discovered an answer for his or her goalscoring issues and according to the Sun, they’ve agreed a £25m take care of Besiktas to signal Tosun. The Turkey worldwide was stated to have been at Everton Finch Farm coaching base on Wednesday (27 December) to finish a medical and agree private phrases.
The report claims that Everton will initially pay a charge of £20m which can rise to £25m later. The Toffees weren’t the one suitor for the striker with earlier experiences claiming that Tottenham Hotspur were also on the trail of Tosun, who has proven a powerful urge for food for objectives since becoming a member of Besiktas in 2014.