Quite dramatic I agree, and with hardly the same body of work to compare as yet, but Mirallas does possess a few similar traits to the famous/infamous CR7.
Club captain Neville becomes the second player to state this week that Everton have to get better at executing the massive numbers of chances they have been creating.
It has to be said, Jelavic on his dry spell is still a more productive striker than Louis Saha at his best. He'll be back, the rest of the squad needs to keep contributing until then.
Spurs blogger Dan Fitch gives his nutshell view if Everton can maintain their fourth place in the Premier League table.
More doubts as to how far Everton can go this season, especially if there are more injuries to starters in the squad.
Everton blogger Luke O'Farrell discusses Howard's weaknesses in goal this season, and wonders if the lack of solid competition in the squad is making him more complacent.
Speaking of goalie competition, Philadelphia Union's MacMath has now started his third training shift with Everton, working out with mentor Howard.
Some more names linked to the Toffees, including Vadis Odjija-Ofoe who they came so close to signing in the last transfer period. Apart from the already mentioned Lewis Holtby, Tom Ince, John Stones, Adam Lallana and Sam Byram, we now have French international midfielder Moussa Sissoko currently with Ligue 1 side Toulose, Dinamo Zagreb and Montenegro striker Fatos Beqiraj and teenaged Polish striker Arkadiusz Milik.