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Everton strike deal for Muhamed Besic

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Everton have struck a deal to land Bosnian World Cup star Muhamed Besic from Hungarian side Ferencvaros, according to the Mirror.

The 21-year-old, who made 47 appearances in his two years at the Hungarian side, has been one of Roberto Martinez’s top transfer targets and the Toffees boss seems to have finally landed him after weeks of advanced talks.

Besic is said to cost the Goodison Park side around £4 million, in a cut-price deal, with the move being completed in the next few days.

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Besic impressed at World Cup

Martinez has admired the defensive midfielder for a while now and after a stellar World Cup performance with his national side, where he started all of their games, he looks to be on his way to the Premier League.

And the manager is looking to strengthen in all areas, especially with midfield in mind, as Besic will sit alongside new signing Gareth Barry providing constant support to the sturdy back four.

Martinez keen to strengthen

Another place the manager wants to strengthen is attack with the pursuit of former loanee Romelu Lukaku looking to be nearing completion as well.

With a place in the Europa League next season, Everton are looking to bolster their squad ready for an impact in the competition along with the Premier League.

The warm-up for this crucial season has already started as well, with their pre-season tour of Thailand underway with a friendly game against Leicester.

This will be a prelude for their first game of the season, as the Toffees travel to the newly promoted Foxes hoping to kick-start a top four charge.

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