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Everton fans go crazy as Oumar Niasse scores against Sunderland

Incredible scenes

Everton fans went insane on social media this evening as Senegalese striker Oumar Niasse scored his first goal for the club against Sunderland.

The player has become somewhat of an icon at the club for doing absolutely nothing of worth and his first goal brought some excitement.

Oumar was bought by Roberto Martinez almost two years ago now and had only racked up around 60 minutes worth of football for Everton.

The player’s ability was deemed laughable by both fans and management after Ronald Koeman took over the club in the transfer window after that.

Niasse was sent straight down to the reserve side and in an exclusive interview revealed how the club had treated him, by even taking away his locker.

The forward then spent half of last season on loan at relegation-threatened Hull City and scored five goals which unfortunately was not enough to keep them up.

Oumar then returned to the club to be shipped on during the summer transfer window, with a deal for Crystal Palace in the pipeline.

Though the player travelled to London with Mamadou Sakho for a medical and to agree personal terms, a deal was actually not completed in time.

That meant he would have to return to Goodison and Ronald Koeman finally admitted that he needed to give the player a chance.

In a press conference, the boss admitted that his behaviour had been impeccable and that he would be given a fair crack.

Safe to say, Everton fans would not have imagined the player coming on to score the final goal in their 3-0 win over Sunderland in the Carabao Cup.

Twitter reacts

As Niasse’s goal went in, Everton’s plethora of fan pages and supporters could not believe what they had witnessed.

Here are just some of the best.


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