Everton striker Cenk Tosun has insisted he has no plans to leave Goodison Park this month despite reports of interest from Besiktas.

The Turkish striker is out of contract at Goodison Park this summer and has been linked with a return to his homeland, with Everton keen to get him off the wage bill.

His former club have been linked with a move to bring him back for a third time, and it’s believed negotiations have taken place between the two clubs about a deal.

It seems Tosun has no intention of making the move if it is offered, though, insisting he will be staying on Merseyside.

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“I have no intention of returning at the moment,” Fanatik report him saying.

“My contract ends at the end of the season. Beşiktaş is my home anyway. But for now, I have no intention or position to return.

“However, I want to finish this season here and go somewhere at the end of the season.”

Fanatik also report Tosun stating that he has offers ‘from Europe besides Besiktas’, but he will ‘decide later’ which team he will go to at the end of the season.

On the subject of Besiktas’ offer, Hurriyet report that it is indeed Tosun who has turned down their interest and stay in England until the end of the campaign.

Everton had ‘demanded’ that any interested party pay the remaining part of his €3.5m wages were he to leave, but Besiktas were unwilling to accept that.

Thus, Tosun will be staying in England for the time being, where he wants to ‘get some time’ and then choose a new club as a free agent in the summer.