Kevin Mirallas says he will wait until the end of the season before making a decision on his Everton FC future.
The Belgian’s situation at Goodison has been the subject of much debate in recent weeks. His current Blues contract expires in 18 months’ time, and the 27-year-old is yet to agree an extension, despite preliminary talks earlier in the season.
Mirallas, though, says he is relaxed about the issue, insisting he plans to sit down with the club in the summer.
Before then, he plans to lead Everton’s charge for silverware in the Europa League, as well as helping them climb the Premier League table.
“I don’t feel any problem with my situation,” he told the ECHO. “I’ve spoken very well with the manager and the chairman, and there is no problem.
“The best thing, for me and for the team, is that I finish the season well. Then after that I will go away on holiday, and when I come back we will talk about my situation.
“But like I say, the most important thing in the meantime is to play well for the team.”
Mirallas has so far endured an injury-disrupted campaign, missing two months with a hamstring problem, and being hampered in recent weeks by an ongoing ankle issue.Still, the former Olympiacos man has scored eight goals in 19 appearances, equalling his total for the whole of last season. And despite suffering a disappointing FA Cup exit at West Ham earlier this week, the winger says he is determined to do all he can to bring success to Goodison.
“The Europa League gives us a lot of possibilities,” he said. “We have shown this season in Europe that we are a very good team. We played very well in the group and we got a good draw in the last 32.
“I know the first game (with Young Boys) is difficult because the pitch is a little strange, but I think that this team needs to win a trophy.
“I have been here for three years now, and to not have won a trophy in that time is difficult for me. Hopefully we can fix that this season.”
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