Kevin Mirallas isn’t going to be playing Premier League football for Marco Silva’s Everton any time soon – will he return to Belgium?
Everton have lowered their demands in order to avoid putting off clubs interested in taking Kevin Mirallas away from Goodison Park in the final two weeks of the transfer window, as reported by Voetbal 24.
Mirallas could hardly look further away from a place in Marco Silva’s plans right now. After a disappointing loan spell at Fiorentina, the veteran winger returned to Merseyside to find himself behind Bernard, Richarlison, Theo Walcott and new £40 million man Alex Iwobi in the pecking order.
He’s even lost his shirt too. A man who wore number 11 over a number of impressive seasons at Everton is now number 31.
But, according to Voetbal 24, Mirallas’ spell in the wilderness could come to an end soon.
It is understood that Everton have lowered their demands to avoid putting interested suitors off a player who arrived in England in a £6 million deal from Olympiakos back in 2012.
For what it’s worth, an attacker with 60 international caps to his name is desperate to return to Belgium, though it remains to be seen if anyone is willing to offer him a fresh start after a couple of years out of the spotlight.
Anderlecht, now managed of course by Vincent Kompany, have signed Kemar Roofe, Nacer Chadli and Samir Nasri so there doesn’t appear to be any room at the Costant Vanden Stock for Mirallas.