Tosun asked if he is already contemplating Everton exit

Matt Stead

Cenk Tosun has already been asked whether he would contemplate returning to Besiktas from Everton.

Tosun joined Everton last month in a deal worth around £27million.

He arrived from Besiktas after impressing in the Champions League, but has started just two of four possible Premier League games thus far.

Manager Sam Allardyce says the forward is still acclimatising to the change, and the club might not see the best of him until next season.

But Tosun is already being asked whether he is thinking about leaving. And thanks to the excellent Sport Witness for the translation.

“I am a Besiktas man, it is my home, but it is useful to say: I never return without a battle, without success,” he replied when Haberturk asked whether he would return to his former club.

“I hope everything will be better once I get through with the adaption period. I am currently trying to adapt to the life in England, my new home. It’s a new environment for us after such a long time at Turkey but we’re doing okay.

“It’s also not easy to come to a different league having played in Turkey for almost seven seasons. It’s normal to have periods like this, and my manager Sam Allardyce also told me that. He’s always speaking with me.

“I have no problems. He told me once I get used to it I’ll become a starter for the club. I am working hard right now.”


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