The Turkish international has largely failed to make the grade at Goodison Park and looked to be in the process of securing a permanent move to Crystal Palace a year ago but suffered a serious knee injury.
Tosun returned to action for the Toffees this season, making his first and only start of the campaign in the FA Cup against Rotherham but his exclusion from the last two matchday squads has been seen as indicative of the fact that he is not part of Carlo Ancelotti's long-term plans.
CSKA and Besiktas are both reportedly keen on taking him on loan until the end of the season with the potential to make the arrangement permanent if things work out.
Everton signed Tosun for £21m under Sam Allardyce in 2018 but could be prepared to accept substantially less in order to move him on following a return of nine goals in 49 appearances.
“If Everton and Besiktas have an agreement, I am ready to wear the black and white jersey again," the striker told NTV Spor. "I would like to contribute to Besiktas until the end of the season. If Everton approves the transfer, it will not be a problem for me.”
Should Tosun leave this month, he will follow Yannick Bolasie out the door following the former Palace winger's loan move to Middlesbrough.
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1 Posted 28/01/2021 at 17:27:22
2 Posted 28/01/2021 at 17:30:45
Besiktas will take him on loan, then not buy in the summer, seen it too many times with Turkish clubs, always want players onloan, with no cash apart from a loan fee.
If Tosun goes out onloan, kiss goodbye to any chance of a transfer fee, would rather keep the player instead.
3 Posted 28/01/2021 at 17:34:17
4 Posted 28/01/2021 at 17:35:04
Hope and believe we get a better striker in now. We cant challenge the top four with just on striker who deliver goals.
Tosun never delivered and should never been bought at all.
5 Posted 28/01/2021 at 18:43:32
And PS, dont let him board the plane until the cheque has cleared.
6 Posted 28/01/2021 at 19:01:35
7 Posted 28/01/2021 at 19:14:22
Yes, Kristian, if I had a balding problem and was a premier league footballer I think I'd have a transplant than go down the boot polish route like Tosun
8 Posted 28/01/2021 at 19:23:30
9 Posted 28/01/2021 at 19:33:54
10 Posted 28/01/2021 at 19:38:33
Such integral squad members who have contributed so much to this team.
Club Legends the lot of them.
11 Posted 28/01/2021 at 19:42:04
12 Posted 28/01/2021 at 19:43:27
A few months back there was an expectation that we'd have fans back in stadiums. That hasn't happened, which means the financial losses all clubs have experience this past year and worse and will continue to deteriorate. Consequently, I think we are happy to offload any wages we can especially those players who are higher earners and minimal contributors. In terms of the squad make-up, Brands said he ideally wants 3 goalies, 8 defenders, 7 or 8 mids, and six attacking players. "Attacking" being the key word as opposed to "strikers." By my reckoning, DCL, Rich, Gordon, Bernard, James, Sig, Tosun, would all fall into the "attacking" category. With Allan, Docoure, Davies, Gomez, Delph, Onyango, Iwobi, Gbmain falling into the midfielder category. So if we offload Tosun and Bernard, we are one short for "attackers". But the plan (hope) is we can manage as we are for six months and get someone actually good in the summer. As opposed to paying a dead beat for six more months or signing some overpriced castoff in this window
13 Posted 28/01/2021 at 19:44:24
14 Posted 28/01/2021 at 20:13:48
15 Posted 28/01/2021 at 21:06:58
Bullseye Moment again, Look what we could have had!
16 Posted 28/01/2021 at 21:24:47
17 Posted 28/01/2021 at 21:45:29
18 Posted 28/01/2021 at 21:51:13
DCL has not played through injury and will likely hit a goal drought at some stage, whilst Richi has stunk the place out going forward this season.
I don't know if Brands and Carlo have any irons in the fire but we have looked a bit blunt on several occasions in the league lately (Wolves aside) and fresh impetus might just swing a top five finish in our favour.
20 Posted 28/01/2021 at 22:04:42
Looking forward to us playing on the front foot on the weekend. Surely?? Digne as a left back being picked out by James from the right. Cross for Dom, GOAL. Attack, Carlo... you're killing me.
21 Posted 28/01/2021 at 22:10:11
Bloody typical, but lets hope that theres no sanctions, against Everton. This is related to the Navalny detention, on his return to Russia.
Interesting to see how this one plays out.
22 Posted 28/01/2021 at 22:32:33
I can't see all those Chelsea-loving Tories doing that.
23 Posted 28/01/2021 at 22:37:05
24 Posted 28/01/2021 at 22:39:13
25 Posted 28/01/2021 at 22:41:48
Would we be foolish enough to bring no one in? YES!!!
26 Posted 28/01/2021 at 22:42:58
Theres a comedy tap in to an open goal.
27 Posted 28/01/2021 at 22:46:20
I hope Everton arent impacted but no doubt the Panorama BBC Team will dig deep and God forbid.
If the businesses are legitimate and the books are clean and tidy, then, who knows what could become of this.
And the same BBC, giving the RS, the nice one for beating Spurs. Spurs forgot how to mark the runners and got mugged.
Now for a massive game v The Toon, a must win.
28 Posted 28/01/2021 at 22:51:58
Hopefully the club wont get penalised, but potentially, it opens a global can of worms in to trade and commerce, into and out of the UK.. and for ex Soviet Union countries and Russian business men in the UK.
Fekkn typical EFC, luck.
29 Posted 28/01/2021 at 22:54:38
30 Posted 28/01/2021 at 23:02:12
31 Posted 28/01/2021 at 23:04:46
32 Posted 28/01/2021 at 23:06:23
He was a mistake buy by Allardyce, even when Allardyce bought him, he realised he was a dud a rarely played him.
Gordon, when given a chance has failed to step up - he has talent, but is far away from making a serious impact in the Premier League.
Bernard, goes missing from games. He would've been useless at Leicester, weak, not particularly quick, no goal threat. A bit of skill here and there, but that's it.
Bolasie? the answer to our problem. Pretty useless and ineffective, then he got injured. There's a reason we have struggled to give him away.
But yeah, all these players would have had us playing like 1970 Brazil against a feeble Leicester team.
Leicester fans must go to bed thinking: if only we had Tosun and Bernard in our team.
33 Posted 28/01/2021 at 23:23:13
Its got the making of a 007 mission. Lets hope Everton, are not impacted.
34 Posted 28/01/2021 at 23:45:56
Jim, bet you're sad things didn't work out for Bolasie. I remember when you were his biggest fan back in his Palace days...
35 Posted 29/01/2021 at 00:11:44
This must have been the reason Moshiri sold his shares in USM to bring him under 10% threshold, which counts as for the purposes of the deadman walking that is FFP, 'official involvement'.
Nothing to see here, or as Moshiri says... whose fiver is it in the end?
36 Posted 29/01/2021 at 01:29:42
We need urgently Doucouré and Allan back. And I believe Iwobi must start on Saturday. I don't know what will happen with the Godfrey/Digne decision but Iwobi must play.
37 Posted 29/01/2021 at 03:26:59
38 Posted 29/01/2021 at 07:59:11
39 Posted 29/01/2021 at 08:15:19
If we offload Tosun, Kean, Walcott, Bernard and Besic etc would could have quite a pot of transfer money for the summer and thats when it gets interesting.
Obviously we will need another striker and right back. Time will tell what Carlo and Marcel have in mind.
40 Posted 29/01/2021 at 08:15:34
41 Posted 29/01/2021 at 09:01:08
42 Posted 29/01/2021 at 09:01:14
I will be the first one to hold my hand up that I was more than pleased when we bought Bolasie (even if we paid over the odds) because he was a player that I really thought would change the dynamic of how we played.
Strange thing is at that time in 2016, we already had some lightening fast players like Deulofeu and Lennon, Lukaku, Ross Barkley was no slouch nor Mirallas.
If anything we probably need a change of dynamic to our attack now more than then, we could do with that type of signing now, when you look at our attacking options we are quite slow motion.
Anyway going back to Bolasie, I loved him at Palace, every time we played them he was the one for me that really stood out as the threat, pacy, powerful, really good crosser of the ball.
Shame it never happened for him at Everton.
43 Posted 29/01/2021 at 09:51:53
44 Posted 29/01/2021 at 15:36:02
Bolasie was never a goal scorer but an old fashioned style winger with a bag of tricks who would run down the flank and cross to a target man. He had good chemistry with Rom and he might have proved his critics wrong. As it is, he'll always be a poster ball for the money squandered under Steve Walsh
45 Posted 29/01/2021 at 17:12:24
Dodged a bullet when we was linked with Slimani when he must have gone to Morocco for his hols.
46 Posted 29/01/2021 at 18:19:12
47 Posted 30/01/2021 at 12:00:38
48 Posted 30/01/2021 at 15:29:05
More club's (especially Everton) should make more use of the loan system. Its a good sensible option to assess a player and how they fit in.
Can't blame clubs that do it. We either don't do business with them or we do. It shifts wages off our books as there are no buyers.
Tuson certainly doesn't suit our style and needs to go. I'm more surprised that Bolasie hasn't made our squad. He's also inconsistent but can be a game changer. The type of player we need, pace, strength, attacking threat.
I'm resigned to no incoming players until the summer. Season 1 assess squad. Then strengthen weakest area which was midfield. Seasons 2 assess squad.
Our weakest area is now the forward / attacking options. I look forward to adding real quality in the summer. A shame really as we have an opportunity to make European qualification.
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