Ronald Koeman shares his delight at signing Yannick Bolasie

New manager Ronald Koeman during the press conference

The winger completed a move to Everton from Crystal Palace on Monday.

New manager Ronald Koeman during the press conferenceNew manager Ronald Koeman during the press conference

Everton manager Ronald Koeman has told the club’s official website that Yannick Bolasie has long been on his radar, after the winger completed a move to the club on Monday.

The winger made the move from Crystal Palace to Goodison Park on Monday, signing a five-year deal with the Toffees.

He becomes Koeman’s fourth signing of the summer, joining Maarten Stekelenburg, Idrissa Gueye and Ashley Williams in moving to Merseyside.

He joins after establishing himself a Premier League star during his time with the Eagles and Koeman says that he is delighted to have finally gotten a player that has long been on his radar.

“Yannick is a player who has long been my radar because he is the type of winger I like, fast, strong and he can play in different positions,” he told the club’s official website.

“At 27, he is a good age and he has experience in the Premier League. He will give strength to the team and I’m very pleased to have Yannick as part of what we are trying to build here at Everton.”

Crystal Palace's Yannick BolasieCrystal Palace's Yannick Bolasie

It now remains to be seen where Bolasie will fit into Koeman’s new look Everton side this season.

It is likely he will be occupying the left wing position, with that area of the team having been one the Blues have lacked in for several seasons.

It will also be interesting to see how his arrival affects the future of Kevin Mirallas with this signing surely pushing him even further own the pecking order in Koeman’s plans.

Kevin Mirallas celebrates scoring the second goal for EvertonKevin Mirallas celebrates scoring the second goal for Everton

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