Everton open talks for 23-year-old striker - Sky
By Dominic Toner
Crystal Palace are in talks to sign Everton forward Oumar Niasse, according to a report.
Sky Sports claimed on their transfer centre blog on Wednesday (3.25pm) that the two clubs are in talks over a potential loan deal.
The clubs could now both part ways with a player, as Everton prepare for Niasse to temporarily switch from Goodison Park.
The Senegalese striker was signed by the Merseysiders for £13.5million from Lokomotiv Moscow in January after scoring 13 goals in all competitions from 23 matches for the Russian club.
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The attacker, who has had spells in Norway and Turkey, has had a dismal stay in England which was compounded by being arrested in May on suspicion of assault after police were called to a house in the early hours of the morning.
The new Everton manager Ronald Koeman has told the 23-year-old that he has no place for him this season and a loan deal could provide the forward the chance to reignite his career.
In other Everton transfer news, they are hours away from completing a £9million signing.