Kevin Mirallas suggests that he will remain an Everton player

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Mirallas has been linked with a move away from the club, with Tottenham reportedly interested, but after his goal against Manchester United, he's suggested he is happy at Goodison Park.

Everton winger Kevin Mirallas has dropped the biggest hint yet that he will stay at the club beyond this summer, according to the Liverpool Echo.

The Belgian reportedly has just a year left on his contract and midway through the season there was speculation suggesting that he was looking for a challenge away from Goodison Park, with Tottenham, according to the Telegraph, one of the sides linked with a move for him, with Mirallas said to have been after Champions League football.

Now, according to the Echo's report, it seems that Mirallas is happy on Merseyside.

He said: "There was a lot of paper talk about my future last week but I am very happy here and I see next season the same shirt I think."

  GoalsTotal Scoring AttGoal AssistTotal Att AssistTotal ContestTotal PassFinal Third EntriesAppearancesMins Played
Kevin Mirallas 7 44 1 15 56 416 45 25 1,225

Mirallas has found the net on 11 occasions in all competitions this season and Roberto Martinez will not want to lose such a goal threat as he looks to improve on the side's disappointing Premier League campaign, which has shown signs of revival over the last couple of months – peaking in Sunday’s 3-0 victory over Manchester United.

So his quotes will be a boost for the Toffees boss and Everton fans, but what they will want to see now is him agree to a new deal, committing his immediate and long-term future to the club.

Not only has he found the net on a regular basis during this season, but ever since his arrival at the club under David Moyes, his pace and technique have caused problems for opponents, and he has always been a threat - though some would level the accusation at him that he can be a bit 'ball greedy'.

It does seem Mirallas is a vital part of the Everton side, and keeping hold of him for next season can only be good news.

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