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10th May, 2017 | 6:07am

Belgium attacker to sign long-term Everton contract on Wednesday - reliable journalist

By Harvey Byrne

Everton attacker Kevin Mirallas is signing a new “long-term” contract at the club on Wednesday, according to a reliable journalist.

The 29-year-old right-winger’s current deal still has a year to run and there are growing concerns in regards to the futures of star duo Ross Barkley and Romelu Lukaku.

But, Times correspondent Paul Joyce has claimed on his personal Twitter account on Tuesday evening that the Toffees will secure one of their first team players to a longer deal with Mirallas signing “tomorrow”.

Mirallas has been a part of the Everton team for five years now after joining from Olympiacos in a £6million deal during the summer of 2012.

He has since competed in 171 matches for the Merseysiders, scoring 38 goals and providing 32 himself and he has remained a key part of Ronald Koeman’s team this campaign, playing in 33 of their 36 Premier League matches.

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Everton fans will be happy to see the 57-time capped Belgium international sign a new contract at the club with the attacker becoming a firm fan favourite during his time in England.

But, they will also be waiting for the club to announce where the futures of Lukaku and Barkley lies.

In other Everton news, a Toffees coach has confirmed this midfielder has suffered a metatarsal injury.

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