Everton’s transfer policy under the Iranian billionaire has been chaotic and El-Ghazi hadn’t even featured in Benitez’s recruitment plans for this window until his name was mentioned when Aston Villa opened negotiations over Lucas Digne.
Benitez met Moshiri on Thursday at the club’s Finch Farm training base for lunch, during which time they discussed future targets and the direction of a season during which Everton have struggled desperately for form. It is imperative they beat Norwich today.
Everton boss Rafael Benitez says he was not forced into signing winger Anwar El-Ghazi
The 26-year-old joined the Blues from Aston Villa on-loan until the end of the season
El Ghazi, who will wear the No 34 shirt at Goodison Park, will cover for the injured Alex Iwobi
‘To be fair, with the Covid