Salomon Rondon linked with Everton exit as club ‘will push all the conditions’ to sign striker in January

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The former Newcastle and West Brom forward has struggled at Goodison Park and is wanted by a Turkish outfit.

Salomon Rondon has been linked with a move away from Everton - less than three months after his arrival.

According to Turkish media outlet Fanatik, the striker is wanted by Sivasspor in January.

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Background

He penned a two-year deal, with the option of a third.

As a result, the former Newcastle striker opted to meet up with Venezuela during the international break.

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Everton striker Salomon Rondon. Picture: Alex Livesey/Getty ImagesEverton striker Salomon Rondon. Picture: Alex Livesey/Getty Images
Everton striker Salomon Rondon. Picture: Alex Livesey/Getty Images | Getty Images

Potential exit

It has now been claimed that Sivasspor, who are 15th in the Super Lig, have made ‘significant progress’ in their attempt to sign Rondon.

Fanatik reports that Sivasspor ‘will push all the conditions’ to sign the forward during the January transfer window.

How likely is it to happen?

Although Rondon's started life at Everton slowly, resulting in him receiving flak from sections of supporters, it'll come as a surprise a potential exit has already been mooted.

Rafa Benitez reunited with Rondon for a third time, having worked together at Newcastle and Dalian.

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The Everton boss will know Venezeula's all-time record goalscorer has been operating below his best because of the circumstances.

Rondon was ultimately brought in to be third-choice striker behind Richarlison and Calvert-Lewin.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin celebrates his goal in Everton’s defeat of Southampton. Picture: Chris Brunskill/ Getty Images Dominic Calvert-Lewin celebrates his goal in Everton’s defeat of Southampton. Picture: Chris Brunskill/ Getty Images
Dominic Calvert-Lewin celebrates his goal in Everton’s defeat of Southampton. Picture: Chris Brunskill/ Getty Images | Getty Images

In behind is Ellis Simms, who signed a new three-year deal on Tuesday. However, he's yet to make his Everton debut and could head out on loan in January.

Teenager Lewis Dobbin has come off the bench twice this term and is highly rated.

However, he may not be quite ready to fill the void.

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