Everton boss Moyes: Neill move good for all involved

Everton boss David Moyes insists Lucas Neill's move to Galatasaray is good business for all parties.

Everton boss David Moyes insists Lucas Neill's move to Galatasaray is good business for all parties.

The Blues have made a tidy profit on the 32 year-old, who arrived well into the season on a free transfer from West Ham.

Neill admitted this week he was surprised by the speed at which the move had progressed and Moyes echoed those sentiments.

"It has been a surprise to Lucas and a surprise to us," Moyes told evertonfc.com. "I think it was Sunday when I was contacted to say that Galatasaray had an interest.

"I felt that because Lucas was only here on a short contract that it was right that I let him know. I gave him permission to see if he could do a deal with Galatasaray and he could. So from that point of view it moved on from there.

"I felt that it was right. I was very straight with Lucas when he joined us on what I expected so I felt that when someone came in I should tell him and I have done so."

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