Tomas Andrade believes Everton interest is good sign for English future

Dean Court

The Bournemouth star is hoping to play regularly for the club.

This summer Tomas Andrade was a hot topic in the Premier League.

The Argentine youngster was heavily linked with a move to Everton and spent time training with the club. A deal looked set to be done but he soon left as Everton gaffer Roberto Martinez decided he would struggle to get regular game time at Goodison Park.

Bournemouth then made a swoop for the player. The Cherries brought in the 19-year-old on loan from River Plate in September but he has struggled for game time in the Premier League.

Andrade has not yet played for the club since his move over from Argentina. He has been speaking to ESPN this week about his dream of featuring in the Premier League and he hopes to remain in England - believing his time at Everton will help him find a new team:

"What I would like is the club to buy me permanently. I don't think about that, but my wish is to remain in England.

"If it isn't where I am now, maybe another team will be interested in me. I had been some weeks at Everton and if they showed interest in me other teams may do the same.

"I speak about it time to time with my agent and he is right there are much more leagues and teams in England than in Argentina.

"And, as I have already got adapted to England I would like to stay in this country."

Everton were clearly keen on the player but it was a deal that simply didn't make sense for both parties.

It is good to see however that the Argentine wants to remain in England and hopefully he will get a chance to shine at Bournemouth before the season comes to an end.

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