Well he's gone to Arsenal and we've got £10m for him, but I'm gutted.
I know Mikel Arteta hasn't played well for a couple of seasons after his bad injury and I think we have seen the best of him. I absolutely loved Mikel. He was a great player for us when he was on top of his game.
We had many discussions in the boozer about him being in people's best all time 11. I always said that he would get in the famous 1985 side. He was that good. I wish Mikky all the best in the future. I'd better stop now, I'm filling up
Mikky said: "It is a big opportunity for me and my family and I think it is the right time for me to take it."
It is a big challenge, a different challenge, fresh for me and I want to see myself on the biggest stage, the Champions League.
"I am 29 years old so I haven't got much time left to take a chance like this one. I think I have done my best for Everton.
"I always try hard, I have been as professional as I could and I was grateful for the support and the love that the club and the fans showed me."
"It is very difficult to say goodbye. I still can't believe it but at the same time I think it is the right moment for everyone. That is the way football is, there is always a start and an end and today is the end of probably the best time of my career. I am never going to forget it."
Moyesy said: "Mikel indicated to me that he wished to join Arsenal if a bid came in.
"I am very disappointed to lose him but the prospect of Champions League football was something I wasn't able to offer him."
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