According to various sources, Everton manager David Moyes could be ready to raid Glasgow Rangers for star striker Steven Naismith.
The Scotland international had a release clause of £2million inserted in his contract after accepting a 75-per-cent wage cut in February.
Obviously the Everton manager would have asked the opinions of Nikica Jelavic and Everton coach David Weir. Both played in the Rangers team with Naismith and by all accounts gave him a good reference.
With funds low as ever at Everton, the £2m price tag is appealing. Naismith hasn't played for months having been out injured with a damaged cruciate ligament, so his fitness maybe a problem.
With the Rangers saga dragging on, it could be that Naismith would leave as one of the top earners. The Scottish International has played 15 times for his country scoring 2 goals. As well as playing 140 times for Rangers scoring 33 times.
Naismith said: 'I have no say over who takes over the club or what happens in business terms, but I have a three-year contract. It really is that simple. Now, things can change and I can have decisions to make. But it will still be in my control.'
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