Report: Oumar Niasse strikes Galatasaray deal, waiting on Everton

Everton player Oumar Niasse pictured during the Premier League match between Everton FC and West Ham United at Goodison Park on September 16, 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Niasse has been linked with a move away from Everton.

Oumar Niasse of Everton and Jan Bednarek challenge for the ball during the Carabao Cup third round match between Everton and Southampton at Goodison Park on October 2, 2018 in Liverpool,...

Turkish newspaper Fanatik have claimed that Everton striker Oumar Niasse and Champions League outfit Galatasaray have agreed a deal, and all that remains is for Everton to sanction a move.

Niasse, 28, remains firmly down the pecking order beneath Dom Calvert-Lewin and Cenk Tosun, managing just 48 minutes of Premier League football this season - spread across four substitute appearances.

The Senegal international has long been linked with a move away from Everton following his £13.5million (Everton's official site) from Lokomotiv Moscow in January 2016 under Roberto Martinez.


Playing just 38 times for Everton in almost three years, and scoring a goal at a cost of £1.5million with just nine to his name in a Toffees shirt, it is safe to say that Niasse has flopped at Goodison Park.

Now, it has been claimed that Niasse has told Gala that he is "ready to come" to Turkey and end his nightmare Everton spell. The report says both Niasse and Gala have agreed a deal in principle.

Oumar Niasse of Everton (R) is challenged by Erik Durm of Huddersfield Town during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Huddersfield Town at Goodison Park on September 1, 2018...

But it also claims that they must now take on the more difficult part, convincing Everton. It is believed that meetings will take place in the near future in a bid to thrash out a deal for Niasse.

It remains to be seen if a move will be a permanent one, or indeed a loan option with a permanent clause included. Niasse has a contract at Everton until the end of the 2019-20 season.

Oumar Niasse of Everton during the Carabao Cup second round match between Everton and Rotherham United at Goodison Park on August 29, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

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