Everton Sign Midfielder Muhamed Besic From Ferencvaros On 5-Year Deal

Everton has signed 21-year old Bosnian international midfielder Muhamed Besic on a five year deal for a transfer fee reportedly around £4million.

Signing from Hungarian side Ferencvaros, the young Bosnian has impressed many with his performances for Bosnia in Brazil. After spending two years in Germany with Hamburg, he failed to cement a spot in the first team and reportedly had troubles with the manager Torsten Fink. Besic then moved to Hungary in 2012, making 47 appearances for Ferencvaros and winning the Hungarian Cup. He made his international debut for Bosnia at just 18 years old, making him Bosnia’s youngest ever player, and has since added 11 more appearances.

He is known for his energy and flexibility, being equally competent in defense and midfield. Though Bosnia failed to progress from the group stages, he put in impressive performances that attracted many suitors.

Roberto Martinez said of the signing: “Muhamed is a young footballer who has developed massively in the last two seasons. He has been playing as a centre-half and as a defensive midfielder at an incredible level.

“What he did with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the World Cup, he showed that he is a really mature footballer, that he covers the ground really well, that he is very dynamic and technically very gifted.

“He is bringing us really good strength in an important part of the side.”

He is expected to join training shortly, and perhaps feature in Everton’s final pre season fixture against Porto.

You can follow Jordan Willis on Twitter @JMWillis01

25+ Channels With Sports & News
  • Starting price: $33/mo. for fubo Latino Package
  • Watch Premier League, Liga MX, MLS & World Cup
  • Includes ESPN, FOX, Univision, TUDN and more
Favorite Leagues At The Best Price
  • Starting price: $7.99/mo. for Live TV Package
  • Watch Argentine league, Brasileirāo and Copa Libertadores
  • Includes beIN SPORTS, GolTV, TyC Sports and more
Many Sports & ESPN Originals
  • Price: $6.99/mo. (or get ESPN+, Hulu & Disney+ for $13.99/mo.)
  • Features LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, Copa del Rey & more
  • Also includes daily ESPN FC news & highlights show
Live TV, Soccer & Originals
  • Starting price: $4.99/mo.
  • Features Champions League, Serie A, Europa League & more
  • Includes CBS, Star Trek & CBS Sports HQ
175 Premier League Games & PL TV
  • Starting price: $4.99/mo. for Peacock Premium
  • Watch 175 exclusive EPL games per season
  • Includes Premier League TV channel plus movies, TV shows & more
Get All 3 And Save 30%
  • $13.99/mo. for ESPN+, Disney+ & Hulu
  • Includes Bundesliga, LaLiga, NHL & the home to UFC
  • Features Marvel, Star Wars + shows & movies for your entire family

One Response

  1. RJ July 28, 2014

Leave a Reply

Translate »