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Gueye: I'm fit and ready to go

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Everton forward Magaye Gueye has given manager David Moyes a boost by declaring himself fit and ready for first-team duty.

The France Under-21 international was sidelined for a month with a broken toe but after being named among the substitutes for Saturday's draw with Aston Villa he completed 86 minutes in the reserves' 2-1 win over the midlanders' second string on Tuesday night.

"I feel better now, I was playing so well before I got injured and I was feeling really fit," said the 21-year-old.

"When I was injured I did all the training and rehab I could as I wanted to come back quickly because we need the players and I feel really good.

"The gaffer says I have the ability to be in the team, I just need more games.

"I played in the reserve team for a long time last season but now I feel ready for the first team.

"The injury gave me a bit of a break but I'm working hard everyday and if the boss calls me to go on the pitch I will be ready."

Gueye played alongside first-teamer Ross Barkley and new arrivals Denis Stracqualursi and Royston Drenthe, who scored the winner.

He was particularly impressed with the latter, who is on loan from Real Madrid.

"Royston is a top-quality player, I need people like him around because I can learn off him every day," Gueye told evertonfc.com. "He is very quick and direct and likes to take on players."

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