By Matt Bullin
Everton fans took to Twitter to express their delight as on-loan forward Oumar Niasse scored for Hull City as they beat Middlesbrough 4-2 last night.
Niasse netted Hull’s second as the Tigers climbed above Swansea and out of the relegation zone for the first time since October.
Fellow Merseyside loanee Lazar Markovic also scored for Hull, along with Abel Hernandez and Harry Maguire.
Alvaro Negredo and Marten de Roon bagged for Boro but their goals were not enough to give their side anything to go home with.
Since signing for Hull on loan in January the Senegalese striker has become a key part of their side and has netted four goals in 10 Premier League games.
Overall he has five in 12 games after finding the net against Manchester United in the EFL Cup semi-final.
As Everton fans will already know he scored against Liverpool in Hull’s 2-0 victory over the Reds in February, and he scored a crucial brace to hand the Tigers a 2-1 win over fellow strugglers Swansea.
These goals come despite the fact Niasse was restricted to appearances for Everton’s Under-23s in the early part of the season by Ronald Koeman.
However, after he banged in seven goals in five games for the Under-23s it might not come as too much of a surprise to Toffees fans to see the forward doing so well at Hull.
Here is a selection of their Tweets:
do we swallow a bit of pride and welcome Niasse back? Or is Hull the best place for him and we get the cash? Hope the fee isnt pre-agreed?
— Andrew Baker (@andyb4ker) April 6, 2017
Niasse 4 goals so far, not saying he's the answer but kone was on the bench. Shocking call of judgment
— Alan (@AlanTheblueEFC) April 6, 2017
Criminal koeman didnt even give niasse a squad number this year #themanscoresgoals
— Chris lyons (@clyons77) April 5, 2017
Niasse is a machine! We should sign him.
— David (@davidwaugh7) April 5, 2017
Huge fan of Niasse doing bits, give him a locker and sign Valencia permanently, that'll convince Lukaku to stay
— Dan (@danefc17) April 5, 2017
Niasse has gone all Kevin Campbell for Hull
— Hayden (@HJJ92_) April 5, 2017
Oumar Niasse. Worth £30m of anyone's money
— Mike Richards (@Baines3) April 5, 2017
In other Everton news, Ferdinand says this £65 million rated ace can learn a lot from this Tottenham youngster.