Despite Idrissa Gueye’s transfer to Paris Saint-Germain never taking place, the press continue to go on about it, even a month and a bit after the transfer window closed.

Earlier this week, the Everton player gave his side of the events in an interview to Canal+, explaining he never tried to force his way out of the club simply because he owes too much to the Toffees after everything they did for him.

However, that didn’t stop him from being slightly disappointed about his club standing in the way of his dream move, one he and his former agent engineered in the first place.

Speaking to, Thierno Seydi detailed how the transfer saga came about, with a conversation between the Everton player and himself instigating the whole ordeal.

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He said: “It’s true that I’m the one who started it all because I had a discussion with Idrissa, and when I told him that PSG were looking for a midfielder like him, I said why not give it a go. At first, it’s true that it was a bluff because I thought PSG were looking at somebody else.

“But I thought ‘nothing ventured, nothing gained’, and when we spoke to those in charge of recruiting, they said he could be a good fit. That’s how it started, with a chat. After that, it continued and got complicated because there was a lot in play and a lot of intermediaries. As I said recently, Idrissa doesn’t have an agent. My contract with him ended a year ago, but we still get along really well.”

Despite missing the two games against Huddersfield and Wolves towards the end of January/beginning of February because of the saga, the midfielder returned on February 6th to face Manchester City and has started (and ended) every game since in the league.

Now, all eyes are turned to the summer.