Oumar Niasse: Everton striker expected to leave in squad clearout

From BBC - January 8, 2018

Striker Oumar Niasse is expected to leave Everton with summer signings Davy Klaassen and Sandro also potential high-profile departures.

Ross Barkley has already joined Chelsea for 15m while Kevin Mirallas has returned to Olympiakos on loan.

Brighton, Crystal Palace and West Brom are interested in Senegal's Niasse, who has scored six goals this season.

The 27-year-old almost signed for Palace in August only for the deal to collapse at the last minute.

Everton are hopeful of clawing back 13m from the 13.5m then manager Roberto Martinez paid Lokomotiv Moscow to sign Niasse in February 2016, increasing the likelihood of manager Sam Allardyce signing another striker in this transfer window.


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