English Premiership

Everton agree Leroy Fer deal

2013-01-28 17:52
Leroy Fer (Getty Images)

London - Everton have reached agreement with FC Twente to sign Netherlands midfielder Leroy Fer, the English Premier League club announced on Monday.

The 23-year-old will now travel to Merseyside for a medical and discuss personal terms.

Fer began his career at Feyenoord before moving to FC Twente in 2011, for whom he scored 10 goals in 29 appearances.

He has made two full international appearances and has played for the Netherlands alongside Johnny Heitinga, who scored Everton's winner in their FA Cup fourth round victory over Bolton on Saturday.

After the match, Everton manager David Moyes indicated he wanted to sign either a midfielder or a striker before the end of the January transfer window.

Fer made unwanted headlines last year when he spent £22 000 on a horse for his girlfriend, only to find she could not keep it as she lives in a block of flats.

Read more on:    everton  |  english premiership  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Vote

Will Jose Mourinho lead Manchester United to the English Premiership title in 2016/17?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

As the Absa Premiership nears the Christmas break, a little over half the season remains. Who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Which teams will be relegated? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.