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Everton target Nikita Khaykin announces he's leaving Bodo/Glimt

Nikita Khaykin has announced he's leaving Bodo/Glimt.

The former Russia U21 goalkeeper, formerly of Chelsea, is interesting Everton.

v will be out of contract next month and according to the Telegraph, the Blues are interested in adding him to their squad, in what would be a reunion with former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard.

Speaking about his pending exit from Bodo/Glimt, who won the Norwegian Eliteserien title in 2020 and 2021, Khaykin said: “It has been quite a journey. What we have achieved both in Norway, but also in Europe, is quite special. It was very difficult (to say goodbye). Sad, actually. The reception and love I got from the fans is very, very special. I can't describe it. I am speechless."

Khaykin has conceded that he currently has 'no idea' where he will end up next, but is understood to have already held talks with various interested parties.

He added: “I think everyone understood where I stood. I think this is a perfect time for me to move on to challenge myself somewhere else, and step out of my comfort zone. I'm very grateful for the whole experience; the people I have met, the matches we have played, and for Norway as a country. I really love this country."



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