It appears the speculation may have turned his head, as last week he admitted he could leave the club at the end of the season.
Moyes conceded that he will not keep the midfielder against his will and believes that if the Toffees qualify for the Champions League he may stay:
“I am not in the mood now to keep the fight going all the time because we have had to do this with a lot of players,” He is quoted by The Independent.
“But Felli knows what I think and I think that more than anything he’d love to take Everton into the Champions League.
“But I think I have got to that stage at Everton where I say: ‘Look, we have lost some really good players but I don’t think it has stopped us progressing as a team.”
“In fact, people might say that Everton have lost good players but they have improved.
“We sold Joleon Lescott, we sold Mikel Arteta and, though we have felt really down when we lost those players, we have had to pick ourselves up and find others.
“The club will always be bigger than any player or manager and the players we have brought in are showing that.”
It’s believed that Everton are holding out for a fee in the region of £30m for their star man.
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