Everton striker McAleny enjoyed working with Sunderland's Saha

Everton striker Conor McAleny says he enjoyed working with Louis Saha, now of Sunderland. Big things are expected at Everton from McAleny.

Everton striker Conor McAleny says he enjoyed working with Louis Saha, now of Sunderland.

Big things are expected at Everton from McAleny.

"When Saha was here he could do everything," he said.

"He could hold the ball up, run in behind, he was two-footed. I used to like watching him in training. I'd get absorbed watching how he did things. It was a bit weird replacing him when I made my second Premier League appearance against Norwich.

"He was so good and that's him these days - he'd have been even better years ago in his prime.

"Then there's Nikica Jelavic. He's superb and another one I can learn from. He's always there in the right place at the right time to score. I'm always learning."

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