Shani Tarashaj explains instant Besic rapport, claims he's watching every Everton match

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Everton-bound Shani Tarashaj has spent time with the club this week.

Swiss attacker Shani Tarashaj has told Everton's official website that he is looking forward to joining the club this summer, having visited Finch Farm.

Tarashaj, 21, has come up through the ranks with Grasshopper Zurich, and after hitting nine goals in 37 games for the Swiss side, he earned a January move to Everton.

The forward, who can play as an attacking midfielder or up front, has since returned to Grasshopper on loan until the end of the season, adding another three goals in 10 games.

After a stunning 21 goals in 28 games for Switzerland youth teams, Tarashaj has now been called up to the full squad, and made his first appearance against Ireland last month, with the player looking to impress ahead of this summer's European Championships.

Now though, the end of the season is approaching, and Tarashaj's move to Goodison Park is therefore drawing ever closer. However, Tarashaj has in fact been visiting the club's Finch Farm training ground of late, and has been speaking about his trip to Merseyside.

Tarashaj has told the club's official website that he is excited to start playing for Everton having enjoyed his short trip to Finch Farm, and even admitted that he has been watching ever Everton game since signing for the club in January.

Tarashaj also revealed that he had an instant rapport with midfielder Muhamed Besic - because they both speak German - but was happy with his time alongside all of his new team-mates.

"It was very good and I was happy to be over," said Tarashaj. "It was nice to train here and be around the team. That was fantastic for me and I enjoyed the opportunity. I spoke with all the players and they were very good with me, so I am really happy. I spoke a lot with Muhamed Besic because he speaks German but also with the rest of the players, too."

"I'm happy that I have signed here and I can play here from the summer. I'm ready for Everton, I'm ready to train to play here. I've been watching every game and I'm looking forward to seeing what the Premier League is all about. It will be fantastic to play here," he added.

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