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Strasbourg striker Magaye Gueye: I am joining Everton

Strasbourg striker Magaye Gueye says he is moving to Everton.

Strasbourg are said to have accepted the bid and it is understood that Gueye will sign a three-year contract on Thursday.

The left-footed forward was rumoured to be a target of Premier League rivals Sunderland, Birmingham and Bolton, but he claims that Everton have won the race.

Gueye said: "I was over the moon when I heard that Everton had agreed a fee with my club.

"I was so happy and I am looking forward to developing in the best league in the world."

Everton have already added former Leeds striker Jermaine Beckford and Portuguese starlet Joao Silva to their squad this summer, and David Moyes is keen to further bolster his attacking options.

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