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Deal Close: Everton agree fee for Senegalese striker

EvertonThe Everton fans are gathered around the bar in The Transfer Tavern discussing reports that the club have agreed a fee to bring a new striker to the club.

The Liverpool Echo is reporting that the Merseyside club have agreed a £13.5 million fee for Lokomotiv Moscow striker Oumar Niasse.

The 25-year-old has been in fine form for the Russian Premier League side so far this season netting 12 goals in 21 appearances so far this season.

Everton manager Robert Martinez is keen to add to his forward options following the sale of Steven Naismith to Norwich City.

Niasse is attracting interest from numerous sides but Everton are thought to ahead of the pack after having their bid accepted and the fact the player is open to a move to the Premier League.

The medical and terms of contract should not be a problem for the player to agree to and Everton are hopeful a deal will be concluded by the 11pm deadline this evening.

The Everton fans in The Tavern are delighted that the club are strengthening their options up front and are also hopeful the deal will be concluded swiftly.

Everton fans, can this striker kick you onto the next level? Let us know on the comments below!

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