Four stats that prove Bolasie is the signing of the summer
When Everton shelled out £25million on Yannick Bolasie during the summer transfer window, plenty of eyebrows were raised.
No doubt, the Congo international improved his game at an incredible rate during his time at Crystal Palace, establishing himself as one of the most feared wingers in the Premier League’s bottom half, with that unpredictable, unconventional dribbling style making him a real nightmare for defenders.
But £25million seemed incredibly steep for a 27-year-old already at his footballing peak, who had managed just nine goals (three of which came in a single game) during three top flight campaigns at Selhurst Park.
Now ten games into his Toffees career, however, and few Everton fans are still questioning the fee Ronald Koeman paid – which is actually the second-biggest throughout the Goodison outfit’s history.
Indeed, Bolasie’s undoubtedly added a new dynamic to Everton’s attack and we’ve got the stats to prove he’s arguably the Premier League’s signing of the summer…