Lee Carsley: Kevin Mirallas can leave Everton if he wants to

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Kevin Mirallas has suggested that he could leave Everton in the summer transfer window.

Lee Carsley has suggested in The Liverpool Echo that Everton will not miss Kevin Mirallas if he leaves in the summer transfer window.

The 27-year-old winger’s current contract with the Premier League outfit runs out in June 2016, but he recently suggested that he could leave the Toffees this summer (click here to read more).

“There are promises broken and it makes for a somewhat awkward relationship with the coach,” The Liverpool Echo quoted Mirallas as saying last week. “Soon, I will have a conversation with him.

“I have had a beautiful three years with Everton. I have experienced many great moments and for that I must thank the club. I don’t know whether I will leave, it is a decision I have to make in consultation with my family.”

Former Everton midfielder Carsley has now claimed that the Merseyside outfit will not miss Mirallas if he leaves Goodison Park this summer.

“If Kevin Mirallas really doesn’t want to be at Everton, the club can call on me to help pack his bags and see him out,” the 41-year-old wrote in The Liverpool Echo.

“But the one thing we do know is the Belgian hasn’t lived up to his own hype this season,” added Carsley.

“If a player is on top form and is catching the eye at club level, then you expect him to be linked with leading clubs. But Mirallas hasn’t been one of our standout performers.”

Mirallas is one of the better players in the Premier League, but he did not have a particularly great 2014-15 campaign.

In 29 Premier League appearances, Mirallas scored seven goals and created 18 chances, and had a pass accuracy of 85% and a shot accuracy of 44%.

However, it would not be wise of Everton to let Mirallas go. But if they can get a better and younger replacement, then it would be worth the risk of losing him.

Roberto Martinez’s side finished 11th in the Premier League table this season with 47 points from 38 matches.

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