The Turkish international is on loan in Istanbul and was hoping to secure a permanent move back to his former club but has had to undergo surgery to repair a ruptured patella tendon which he suffered during the second half of the match.
Tosun saw a potential switch to Crystal Palace wrecked by another knee injury a year ago and had to return to Everton where he briefly featured once he had recovered before moving back to Turkey on loan.
Source: Time Turk
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1 Posted 12/04/2021 at 16:24:42
I wish him well on his recovery but the fella needs moving on permanently.
Maddening the amount on non-entity signings we have made for sizeable fees when you glance at some of the talent West Ham have nicked recently such as Soucek, Lingard and Bowen.
2 Posted 12/04/2021 at 16:31:17
3 Posted 12/04/2021 at 16:33:12
4 Posted 12/04/2021 at 16:39:15
Besic! Another one. I keep forgetting how many crap, constantly injured or otherwise hopeless players we have. Tarashaj has to be the worst though. Even when we agreed to pay out half his contract and sent him out on loan for the duration of his contract he still managed to find a way to crawl back a few months ago.
5 Posted 12/04/2021 at 16:48:44
6 Posted 12/04/2021 at 16:55:21
Tosun and Walcott for over £40 million, before theyve even had a days wage off our club, but hopefully after this summer, most of the deadwood will be gone🤞
7 Posted 12/04/2021 at 16:58:02
I am not having a go at Cenk at all, its just damned unlucky for him, Id just like to know if we take the full hit for these injuries and their financial consequences. Paul the Esk, can you shed any light on this?
8 Posted 12/04/2021 at 17:27:38
The signing of some of these players may not have been the best of business but the matter should not be compounded by further rash action.
9 Posted 12/04/2021 at 18:21:37
10 Posted 13/04/2021 at 09:15:09
11 Posted 13/04/2021 at 09:48:37
12 Posted 13/04/2021 at 09:58:07
His attitude has always seemed brilliant and no doubt his finishing is neat and tidy when given opportunities.
But he has no pace. Very little physical presence and naturally doesnt seem to have much of engine to get about the forward line, hustle defenders, hold the ball up and generate play from the front.
He is the kind of striker you might have found in English football getting a decent goals return in the early 90s. But in the modern Premier League this was a player woefully ill equipped for what was required.
His problems with injuries are not his fault and wish him a safe recovery to first team football elsewhere. But this signing was as expensive as it was obscure, and theres a clue in that.
13 Posted 14/04/2021 at 14:16:21
14 Posted 14/04/2021 at 14:39:07
The response to losing a 25 goal a season striker was for me one of the worst periods in the clubs history for transfer dealings.
Spunking that money on the unforgettable no10 shitfest of players was incredulous, the inflated fees and insane wage deals continue to cause a prolonged drain on our reserves, its part of the reason that leaves us short and exposed up front to this day.
15 Posted 14/04/2021 at 15:08:21
16 Posted 14/04/2021 at 19:30:48
It was that bad for 3 consecutive years that it almost seems corrupt to be paying huge fees and huge wages to players who nobody else was remotely interested in for the same money.
Even Gylfi and Mike Keane. Who were we competing with for their signatures.
I know agents will do some of the heavy lifting when it comes to scouting but their job is to sell their players. Surely a premier league club doesnt take short cuts in terms of its own scouting before such heavy investment.
It is all a business after all and it would not surprise me if Sporting Directors and the likes will apply a favour to an agent in return for good will later down the line.
I. E if you take on Niasse for this money then I will make sure you are in the mix for X player on my books in the next transfer window.
17 Posted 14/04/2021 at 19:45:27
18 Posted 14/04/2021 at 19:50:56
Picked up and squoze dry by the cheeky chappie
19 Posted 14/04/2021 at 20:01:08
Whilst we are having a rant about it and letting of a bit of steam, one more thing.
We have the likes of Calvert-Lewin, Holgate, Davies who cost the club small change. These players have played a decent part in keeping the club on the rails throughout the rank disgrace that has gone on in those disastrous transfer years. These young lads come in for some pretty harsh criticism all to easy.
Its fair enough to criticise if they are having a bad game but look at the bigger picture and how they have contributed to the club without crippling us financially.
Amidst the often fair criticism, Evertonians should retain an undercurrent of respect and thanks for the commitment that these lads have shown in adversity. The club would be poorer and worse off without them.
20 Posted 14/04/2021 at 20:12:58
21 Posted 14/04/2021 at 22:23:30
He never spent any of his own money while he was at the club, he got the into debt by borrowing off questionable people, Moshiri cleared all this up and deserved to be looked after by his chairman, he wasnt, he let down by the chairman, profited by him, twice, with more to come, Frank, youll most probably tell me he had the right to profit from his shares, well he knows how to look after his own money very well, why didnt he give Mr. Moshiri some better advice on how to look after his. Maybe you are influenced by your friend who is a friend of Kenwrights, if Im correct from a previous post of yours a few years ago. I apologise if I got that wrong.
22 Posted 14/04/2021 at 22:24:26
There is something wrong structurally at Everton that allows such a pattern to persist. All systems conform to a binomial distribution , the bell shape graph . In a normal distribution if the bell shape is sp!it down the middle , both sides should be the mirror image of one another. Evertons deadwood distribution is lopsided to the right , which points to structural problems throughout the Clubs management. This is why deadwood is a self perpetuating theme at Everton, and will continue until changes are made to address it a all management levels in the Club.
A mathematical fact for you all.
23 Posted 14/04/2021 at 22:40:55
24 Posted 14/04/2021 at 22:44:13
25 Posted 14/04/2021 at 22:44:56
I think you make a fair point. Makes me think of Tony Fernandez feeling he was taken advantage of by Redknapp. As Bill says, Moshiri is a smart businessman but so was Randy Lerner and Ellis Short. Football is a strange beast, Im not sure other enterprises prepare you for it
26 Posted 14/04/2021 at 22:53:25
Apparently his net worth has gone up to £2.1b, and Usmanovs has increased by £3.6b. Not sure what that means to either of them though.
I agree with Daves view of the Chairman, although I suspect his failure was more to do with incompetence than dishonesty.
Either way the result for the club was just as bad, and has led to Brands time here being massively influenced by clearing out the bad buys one way or another.
Anyone heard about Brands new contract yet? About two months since we were told he was about to sign a new three year contract.
27 Posted 14/04/2021 at 23:40:18
He failed to find anyone willing to pay his own bizarre, greedy estimate of our worth. A number of prospective buyers were invited in by him to conduct due diligence on the accounts, for up to a week. They all left within a day or two, never to return (as did viable club secretaries until Kenwright found the nodding-dog Elstone). His valuation of us was demonstrably bonkers. That means he wouldn't accept a market price because he wanted most of all to boost his own income via a sale.
He's spun us fans out for way longer than this century though and delivered, apart from in a rare reasonable season following which we were consistently embarrassed in the non-event qualifying rounds in Europe, God-awful football.
Further, to any Kenwright supporters, think what would have been the fate of his and our club if or until he found a buyer willing to accept his terms? The exorbitant purchase price bestows massive wealth on him whilst de facto reducing the ability of the new owner to spend as much on our club as might have been their initial intention.
That intention of course now having been dependant for years on advice from the smug charlatan who still occupies the chairman's seat in his "enhanced" role.
And yet folk still cast aspersions on players and managers for our ongoing mundanity as a viable trophy-winning club, avoiding mention of the actual elephant in the room.
Oh, and on Tosun, don't worry about him. He'll live an extravagant life for its remainder whilst he's based in Turkey. Every agent and bog-standard player in the world knows that, because we're the best-paying basket-case club on the planet.
Moshiri needs to change his system immediately. He needs to eradicate the Kenwright appointed staff who allegedly "Get Everton" and instead find funds this summer to seriously enable a manager who "Gets Football" to even begin to get where he said he wanted to be in three years – when he took over five long, depressing years ago.
28 Posted 15/04/2021 at 00:22:41
Moshiri came in and appointed a director of football to oversee transfers, something the club had never previously had.
Because the director of football spent Moshiris money lavishly, it must be Kenwright's fault.
Oh I wish we could have been sold to the Gillett and Hicks, or Ellis Short, or Randy Lerner, or Venkys, or Thaksin Shinawatra, or Carsten Yeoung
He also needs to get rid of the Kenwright appointed staff such as Davide Ancelotti, Francesco Mauri, John Hollingsworth, Mini Fulco etc.
Just checking I've got it right about why it's still all Kenwright's fault?
29 Posted 15/04/2021 at 09:38:13
30 Posted 15/04/2021 at 09:52:15
Never like hearing of serious injuries to players, so I wish him well in his recovery and future career.
31 Posted 15/04/2021 at 10:20:59
32 Posted 19/04/2021 at 15:08:39
Bad decisions in retrospect are bad enough; bad decisions in real time is just madness. Allardyce was ALWAYS a stop gap, to sanction a January spending spree that yielded Tossun and Walcott was mind boggling.
I said so at the time and so did plenty of others. We said that both of these signings would prove to be either poor or outright disastrous and would limit our options for years to come.
And so it has proved. It's sagas like this have me largely convinced the club itself has systemic problems that may well make it utterly incapable of any sort of success. You hope Moshiri and his advisers have learnt a lot and have learnt it quickly, because there have been far too many transfers like this into the club since Moshiri arrived.
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