Everton pulls out of deal to sign Fer from Twente
Everton has pulled out of a deal to sign Netherlands midfielder
Leroy Fer from FC Twente.
Everton chief executive Robert Elstone tells Sky Sports News
that the ”transfer didn’t go through in the end (because) there
were some issues.”
Fer, who has played twice for the Netherlands and scored 10
goals in 29 matches for Twente this season, was due to be on
Merseyside on Wednesday to discuss personal terms and undergo a
medical. The deal was believed to be worth 8.6 million ($13.6
Elstone says ”we have to be careful how we spend our
Ahead of Wednesday’s games, Everton was fifth in the Premier
League – three points behind Tottenham, which occupies the fourth
and final Champions League qualification place.