Everton's failure to sign a striker in the transfer window continues to haunt them - but there may be a new slither of hope.
One player the Toffees were eyeing was Feyenoord forward Nicolai Jorgensen, who struck 22 goals in 33 games for the Dutch club last season.
Robin van Persie could now hold the key to their interest.
Van Persie would be returning expecting to play, and he would be able to fill the void left behind by Jorgensen.
It makes it far easier for the reigning Dutch champions to cash in on Jorgensen to Everton while placating their fans, by bringing back Van Persie for the first time since he left the club in 2004.