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Kone Signs

Ivory Coast striker joins on a three-year deal.

Kone Signs

Everton have boosted their strikeforce with the signing of striker Arouna Kone on a three-year deal.

The Ivory Coast striker joins from Wigan Athletic for an undisclosed fee.

He scored 13 goals for the Latics last term but now joins up again with Roberto Martinez after the Spaniard became Everton manager earlier this summer.

Martinez signed Kone from La Liga side Levante in 2012 and the powerful frontman quickly adapted to the Premier League with some muscular displays.

The 29-year-old has scored goals wherever he has been, having also played for Belgians Lierse SK, Dutch outfits Roda JC and PSV and Sevilla in Spain.

He has played his part in three African Cup of Nations campaigns and was also selected for the World Cup in Germany in 2006.

Having played international football at the end of last season Kone is set to link up with his new teammates later this month.

Jason ChauEverton should fire martinez. He don't has an eye for talent. will kone has a resale value?

Tuesday 9th July 00:49 Report Comment

patrick liddaneWelcome Arouna to this great club. Best of luck in your career as an Evertonian. Can't wait to see you banging in the goals for everton.

Monday 8th July 22:30 Report Comment

Jay BerryAny news on Maloney?

Monday 8th July 22:27 Report Comment

Hudson WilliamsCOYB! What a signing!

Monday 8th July 17:04 Report Comment

Kev Kellyjust hope we get mcmanaman aswell now

Monday 8th July 16:52 Report Comment

Michael ReganCongrats on becoming a toffee. We are all behind you. Now go and do the business. COYB.

Monday 8th July 16:46 Report Comment

Ryan Cunningfinally he joins been waiting for ages

Monday 8th July 16:42 Report Comment

Jim SmithWelcome to Goodisonpark and good luck

Monday 8th July 16:34 Report Comment

milo crewecould get us some goals for a season or two, age is a problem as we have an ageing squad and we paid at least £5m for a player with no sell-on value. decent finisher though and good pace too

Monday 8th July 16:31 Report Comment

stephan longgood luck arouna lad

Monday 8th July 16:15 Report Comment

michael KellyHopefully the first of several signings,a dynamic centre midfield player is a must as we need to be quicker coming forward.

Monday 8th July 15:58 Report Comment

Tony BottRoberto's first signing of a few !! and lets just hope that there are plenty of goals just "arouna" the corner !! welcome to EVERTON FC Nil Satis Nisi Optimum

Monday 8th July 15:51 Report Comment

KevinJoseph CollinsonWelcome Arouna... You'll love banging the goals in at Goodison....

Monday 8th July 15:40 Report Comment

Victor TayCome on Kone, if Martinez trusts you, we will support you. Welcome to the club, Arouna!

Monday 8th July 15:17 Report Comment

john mckenziewelcome to the home of the blues welcome addition coyb!

Monday 8th July 14:56 Report Comment

john fosterwelcome to the family

Monday 8th July 14:56 Report Comment

jim farleyAt long last, movement in the ranks. Coyb

Monday 8th July 14:52 Report Comment

Mark MillerWelcome Arouna! Score 15 goals in this season and then i am happy.

Monday 8th July 14:47 Report Comment

Ole LarsenWelcome :)

Monday 8th July 14:47 Report Comment

YAASIR SHABUDINBe our "Drogba"

Monday 8th July 14:46 Report Comment

Attila TakosGood move, I expect some more from Martinez. Maybe Antolin Alcaraz the next?

Monday 8th July 14:41 Report Comment

Tony OuseyWelcome to EVERTON Arouna!

Monday 8th July 14:29 Report Comment

Andrew David Valehope he bangs in the Goals then he should be good Signinng for Us

Monday 8th July 14:27 Report Comment

Daniele ZanatoWelcome lad and let's hope tons of goals are just Arouna Kone.

Monday 8th July 14:25 Report Comment

STEPHEN JACKSONWelcome to the greatest club on earth no more playing in front of 3 men and a pie

Monday 8th July 14:20 Report Comment

Joel CurranWelcome to Everton!

Monday 8th July 14:19 Report Comment

Paul Anthony SummersGood signing, welcome Arouna. Lets hope he does for us what he did against us last season! Hopefully more to follow.....

Monday 8th July 14:17 Report Comment

Khal MalikNot sure about this. He is 29 and will probably be going to the African Nations cup during January. Hopefully he will bang in some goals and shut me up!

Monday 8th July 14:16 Report Comment

Dillon YoungExcept, the African Cup of Nations isn't happening in 2014.

Monday 8th July 17:56 Report Comment

brian SephtonAs long as something shuts you up

Monday 8th July 14:52 Report Comment
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