David Moyes has revealed Alex Nyarko will begin the new campaign
some way down the midfield pecking order.
The £4.5m signing from Lens returned to Goodison last month
after two years on loan at Monaco and Paris Saint Germain, after
vowing never to play for the club again in April 2001.
He still has two years left on his Everton contract and played
for 45 minutes in Tuesday night's friendly victory at Rochdale
and is not expected to travel to Scotland with the first team
"We don't really know anything about Alex," he
"We have a lot of players here who have worked really hard
and they will be given the nod ahead of Alex because he has only
"He wasn't keen to stay at the club when he went out on
loan two years ago but he is back now and we are giving him every
chance to prove himself. But as a player, we know very little about
Nyarko must now convince the manager of his ability and
commitment during the remaining pre-season fixtures and for the