Everton boss Moyes convinced Vellios something special

Everton boss David Moyes believes they have something special on their hands in Greek striker Apostolos Vellios.

Everton boss David Moyes believes they have something special on their hands in Greek striker Apostolos Vellios.

The 19-year-old was snapped up virtually under the radar last January for a nominal fee from Iraklis Thessaloniki.

The teenager made the substitutes' bench against Wigan ahead of Louis Saha and he rewarded Moyes with a goal after replacing Seamus Coleman.

The Scot said: "He can finish from crosses, he's got the ability to get on the end of things.

"Technically he's really good for a big lad, he's very gifted. There's something to work with.

"It's the only way we can do it, to give some of these young boys a chance. There's the best of what we've got at the moment."

 

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