Report: Everton set £12m asking price for Oumar Niasse

Oumar Niasse of Everton arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Everton and Southampton at Goodison Park on May 5, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

Everton don't want a major loss on the 28-year-old striker it seems.

Oumar Niasse on the ball during the Premier League match between Everton and Southampton at Goodison Park on August 18, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

Rumours of a potential Everton exit for Oumar Niasse are gathering pace.

TeamTalk reported on Sunday that Cardiff City had made a new approach for the out-of-favour striker, who has managed only 58 minutes of Premier League football all season.

Crystal Palace are also reportedly interested in the Everton attacker and now it appears as if a price-tag has been set.

According to Wales Online, the Toffees are looking for around £12 million for the 28-year-old, who joined the Goodison Park side in 2016.

 

The report adds that Everton are only interested in a permanent sale rather than a loan.

The Merseyside club's Director of Football Marcel Brands claimed at their AGM last week that players must leave before any are signed.

The Roberto Martinez-signed Niasse, a £13.5 million addition from Lokomotiv Moscow [Irish Independent], has only managed eight Premier League goals in 31 appearances in total.

It's not a bad record, but it's not brilliant for a striker at a club with Everton's aspirations and if they can get £12 million then it's a great deal.

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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