Fenerbahce general secretary confirms Kevin Mirallas bid; officials reportedly in England

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The Turkish club seem to be closing in on the Belgian attacker.

The future of Everton attacker Kevin Mirallas is one of the big talking points of the summer at Goodison Park.

Now a Turkish club have confirmed their move for the player, seemingly stating they had agreed a fee with Everton for the player.

Mahmut Uslu, the general secretary for Turkish giants Fenderbahce, has been quoted by Fotomac as stating:

“Everton then we want Kevin Mirallas. The fee has come to €8 million (£5.6 million). And he is not at peace with his coach. The player just needs convincing.”

That report seems to be backed up by another Turkish source. Ahaber is claiming that Fener representatives are in England to begin discussing the final details of an apparent move to Istanbul for the Belgian international.

Should Everton sell?

Mirallas has been at loggerheads with Everton all summer. The player has made it clear he wants to be playing Champions League football and with his contract expiring next summer The Toffees would prefer to sell him now than lose him for nothing in 12 months’ time.

Despite his obvious talent and ability Everton would be right to sell Mirallas. His injury problems have racked up in the past 18 months and his attitude on the pitch has not been exemplary – taking penalty duties off of Leighton Baines a prime example.

The fee might seem small, but with his wages off the books Everton can move to bring in a top quality replacement, who actually wants to be there.

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