New Everton signing Steven Naismith is pleased to be able to concentrate purely on football having left behind difficult times at Rangers.

The 25-year-old freed himself from his contract at the troubled Scottish side after they descended towards liquidation and declined to transfer his contract to the newco club. That allowed Everton to snap him up on a free transfer with the forward signing a four-year deal.

Naismith had to answer numerous questions about his former club at his presentation press conference but now is keen to focus on the day job, saying: "The last six months there has been a lot of uncertainty and a lot of topics off football and not on it and obviously I've been out injured as well."

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