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Bolasie excited for new challenge after Everton contract expires

Everton midfielder Yannick Bolasie is excited for the next chapter in his career.

The winger is out of contract this summer and will be hoping to find a new club in the coming weeks and months.

The former Crystal Palace man gave an interview to the Daily Express, where he discussed his career to date and what the future may hold for him.

“If you don't play for a considerable amount of time, it's definitely harder," the DR Congo international said about being a free agent in the COVID economy.

“Where I've played games and shown that I'm alive and kicking, it's put me in a better situation. It might get a bit tense if I'm in September and I haven't found a club though. That might be when it gets a bit different.

“When I left Bristol City for Palace, I just wanted to be playing football. I didn't care about the money I was getting or anything. I just wanted to play because I've always been like that, that's just my character.

“Hence why I've probably killed myself going out on all of these loans from Everton, when other players might have said: 'Actually, I'm coming back from my injury and I've got a five-year contract. I can sit here while I build myself up slowly'.

“But me, I've always wanted to play and going on loan has given me some good experiences. Obviously, no-one's going to watch Belgian football. Nobody is going to watch Portuguese football. But I've played with some players who right now are killing it in the Premier League.

“I've managed to play and I feel good, because obviously I felt like I lost two and a half years of my career just on the injury."

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