- Current club: Cardiff City
- Date of Birth: 18 April 1990
- Birthplace: Ouakam, Ouakam, Senegal
- Position: Forward, Striker
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Though it is an overworked phrase in the modern game, Chelsea and Man Utd are undeniably going through ‘transitional periods’ in the background, having both experienced indifferent starts to 2019/20 under inexperienced managers.
Everton have deployed scouts to monitor the performance of Morocco international striker Youssef En-Nesyri at the African Cup of Nations 2019. The forward, who plays in Spain for minnows Leganes, has played in Spain since 2015 where he previously had a spell with Malaga.
Out of favour striker Oumar Niasse has joined Cardiff City on a loan deal until the end of the season, after seeing his first-team opportunities dwindle at Everton over the past 12 months. The burly forward has the option to make his loan transfer a permanent contract in June.
Arsenal are reportedly hopeful that Petr Cech will take the playing field when they face-off against Tottenham Hotspur in the local derby at the Wembley Stadium.
Everton head coach Ronald Koeman has revealed that the Toffees were close to pursuing the services of Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud during the summer transfer window.
Niasse, who less than a year ago was ousted from the team by Ronald Koeman, may have just saved the Dutchman's job after his brace gave Everton their first win in the Premier League after four games.
Outgoing Chelsea striker Diego Costa knocked back advances from Everton during the final days of the summer transfer window.
Everton have reportedly placed an £8m price tag on Oumar Niasse's head amid interest from Brighton and Hove Albion. The Senegal international is currently deemed surplus to requirements at Goodison Park.
Burnley, Brighton & Hove Albion and Newcastle United are all interested in signing Everton outcast Oumar Niasse this summer.
Everton manager Ronald Koeman has not changed his mind on selling Oumar Niasse despite an impressive season on loan with Hull City.
Premier League minnows Burnley will seek to pursue the signature of Everton's Oumar Niasse, should they fail to keep hold of Andre Gray beyond the summer.
Inter Milan Andrea Ranocchia has reportedly joined Hull City on loan for the rest of the campaign. The Italy international was previously on the radar of both Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur.
Watford have accepted an offer of £3 million from Hull City for Algerian midfielder Adlene Guedioura.
Everton have allowed Oumar Niasse to seal a temporary move to Hull City for the campaign. The Senegal international has failed to establish himself as a regular this season.
Everton are close to completing a winter move for Lokomotiv Moscow striker Oumar Niasse, according to reports.