Two days after Corriere dello Sport brought the Fiorentina loan situation to the fore, Gazzetta dello Sport provide their own updates on the matter, and it isn’t good news for Kevin Mirallas.

The veteran forward, who wasn’t able to find a spot in Marco Silva’s plans at Everton, was said to have 69 days (67 now) to prove his worth, but the Italian newspaper believe he’s fighting a losing battle.

Mirallas’ ideal situation would be for him to convince Fiorentina to spend €7m on his services, sign the four-year contract he’s already agreed to and have nothing to do with the Toffees and Goodison Park ever again.

However, his age is what is holding the whole thing back.

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According to Gazzetta, Mirallas is ‘heading towards an Everton return’ because €7m is too much for a 31-year-old in Fiorentina’s eyes.

Hardly blessed with the deepest coffers, the Serie A outfit have to be picky with their signings, and with Luis Muriel and potentially Edimilson Fernandes costing them €23m combined, taking the tally up to €30m with the Belgian would simply be too much.

This isn’t set in stone, however, meaning things could change, but if Gazzetta are to be believed, it’s not looking good for the Everton man.