Cenk Tosun scores in Besiktas farewell, Everton deal close as report claims he's played his last game

Besiktas' Turkish forward Cenk Tosun celebrates after scoring a goal during the Turkish Super Lig football match between Besiktas and Galatasaray on December 2, 2017 at Vodafone Park...

Everton are reportedly closing in on Besiktas hitman Cenk Tosun.

Besiktas' Turkish forward Cenk Tosun celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against Osmanli during the Turkish Spor Toto Super league football match between Besiktas and...

Everton are looking to make a quick start to next month's transfer window – and could land a new striker before January rolls around.

The Toffees have been in the market for a new striker since selling Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United over the summer, and finally appear to be landing one.

The Sun report that Besiktas hitman Cenk Tosun travelled to Merseyside for a medical on Wednesday before heading back to Turkey today, ahead of a £25million move to Merseyside.

Besiktas' Turkish forward Cenk Tosun (R) celebrates with Besiktas' Turkish defender Gokhan Gonul after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League Group G football match between...

Tosun's alleged swift turnaround came because Besiktas were in action against Osmanlispor in the Turkish Cup this evening, with Besiktas running out 4-1 winners.

Tosun got himself on the scoresheet again, taking his tally to 14 goals in 24 games this season, before receiving a standing ovation from Besiktas fans after being substituted.

Fanatik now claim that tonight as Tosun's final game for Besiktas, and he will complete his move to Everton in January, after taking a short break to Dubai.

Besiktas' Turkish forward Cenk Tosun celebrates after scoring a goal during the Turkish Super Lig football match between Besiktas and Galatasaray on December 2, 2017 at Vodafone Park...

Manager Sam Allardyce will be delighted to see a goalscorer heading to Goodison Park, and that appears to be another step closer after his farewell to the Besiktas fans this evening.

That's now 64 goals in 142 games for Besiktas, and if Tosun can bring anything like that strike rate to Everton, Toffees fans will be delighted with Allardyce's first Everton signing.

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