Galatasaray plot move for £13.5m Everton flop

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LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MARCH 05: Alexandre Song of West Ham United and Oumar Niasse of Everton compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on March 5, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Galatasaray have rekindled interest in Everton striker Oumar Niasse with the view to sign him on a loan move over the winter transfer window a source close to the club revealed to Turkish-football.com.

The Lions would be interested in a loan until the end of the season with the prospect of a future buyout clause option included.

Galatasaray are not currently willing to match Everton’s asking price. The Toffees want to recoup some of the £13.5 million invested in the 26-year-old striker who is currently training with the reserve side after failing to impress head coach Ronald Koeman.

The Istanbul giants pushed for a move over the summer but were unsuccessful in their attempt to sign the Senegal international.

Galatasaray are in pursuit of an additional striker as a result of Kolbeinn Sigthorsson’s injury concerns and see Niasse as a temporary fix to the problem.

Niasse is no stronger to Super Lig football having made a name for himself at Akhisar before moving to Russia and then Everton.

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