Yesterday, Blue Kipper exclusively announced that Tim Cahill was leaving Everton to join New York Red Bulls.
Our Snout got in touch just before 4pm and by 10.30pm it was official.
A sad day for Evertonians to see Timmy or Tiger Tim or The Blue Kangaroo (or whatever name you like to call him) finally leaving Everton after eight years.
Everton have agreed a £1m fee with the Red Bulls where our Australian international, who had two years remaining on his contract at Goodison Park, will sign terms a lucrative deal in the next 24 hours. He will team up with Thierry Henry.
Tim has been a mainstay at Everton arriving from Millwall in the summer of 2004 and Moyesy described him as 'one of the greatest signings I have ever made'. He scored 68 goals in 278 appearances for Everton and was linked with moves to Saudi Arabia and China earlier this year.
Even though some will say that the time is right for Tim Cahill to leave (he certainly had his critics last season) one thing is for sure, he will never be forgotten.
Twice the Blue Kipper Star Man Player of the Year, we had the honour of meeting Tim as well as witnessing some great moments on the pitch.
Thanks for the memories Tim, corner flags can rest oce again, best of luck in the future.
What is your favourite Tim Cahill moment?
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