Cenk Tosun has been linked with a summer move away from Everton but the striker has indicated he hopes to remain.
Tosun struggled for action under Marco Silva last season and managed just 10 Premier League starts, although he featured a further 15 times from the bench.
The Turkey international has been linked with a return to his homeland and Serie A outfit Lazio are said to be keen.
Tosun started and scored in the 2-2 draw with Tottenham in the final round of fixtures and he feels that performance has boosted his chances of challenging for a more regular role next term. “I was hungry for the shirt and that was why I gave everything,” he told the club website. “What happens in the final game stays in people’s minds. “It leaves a mark going into the summer.
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It was important for me to play well in that last match against Tottenham.” He added: “We played very well in the second half against Tottenham and it was in my heart to score.
When I did, I celebrated like crazy. “The goal really meant a lot to me. I wanted to score so much in this match and the feeling was wonderful, especially in front of our supporters.”Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.