Everton's £13.5m Gamble: The Oumar Niasse Story

Everton's Costly Gamble: The Oumar Niasse Saga

– Introduction to Everton's struggles in recent years. – Mention of poor recruitment under owner Farhad Moshiri. – News of 777 Partners' agreement to buy Moshiri's stake in the club.

The £13.5m Signing: Oumar Niasse's Arrival

 – Information on Everton's January 2016 signing of Oumar Niasse. – Highlight that Niasse was Everton's third-most expensive signing at the time. – Quote from Niasse expressing excitement about joining Everton.

Why Everton Bought Oumar Niasse

– Niasse's successful spell at Lokomotiv Moscow in Russia. – Impressive stats, including goal contributions and performance in the Europa League. – Emphasis on his attacking prowess.

Oumar Niasse's Everton Career

– Overview of Niasse's struggles in the first team. – Comparison of his goal-scoring records for the first team and the U23s. – Mention of his difficult period under manager Ronald Koeman.

Brief Resurgence Under Sam Allardyce

– Improvement in Niasse's performance under Sam Allardyce. – Allardyce's positive comments about Niasse. – Mention that this resurgence was short-lived.

The Downfall and Post-Everton Journey

– Details of Niasse's release from Everton in 2019/20. – His disappointing moves to Huddersfield and Burton Albion. – Information on his recent stint with Morecambe before being released.

The Financial Impact

– – Analyze the financial repercussions of Oumar Niasse's transfer and release. – Highlight the significant investment and lack of return on the £13.5m signing. – Discuss the financial implications for Everton due to Niasse's departure on a free transfer.

The Future of Everton

– Highlight the potential change in ownership with 777 Partners. – Suggest the hope of a brighter future for Everton. – Encourage readers to stay tuned for updates on the club's progress.

Oumar Niasse's International Career

– Brief overview of Oumar Niasse's international career. – Mention of his nine international caps for Senegal. – Highlight any notable performances or achievements with the national team.

Fan Reactions and Everton's Lessons

– Showcase a few fan reactions or quotes regarding Oumar Niasse's time at Everton. – Reflect on the lessons learned by Everton from this signing. – Emphasize the importance of prudent player recruitment in football.

Looking Ahead

– Discuss the possibility of Oumar Niasse making a comeback in his career. – Mention any recent developments or transfer rumors related to Niasse. – Conclude with a message of hope and uncertainty surrounding his future.