“He was out because he is struggling to deal with moments in the season and was disappointed.
“Everybody can be disappointed.
“But I expect from everybody to be part of the team.
“If somebody is showing that he is disappointed and his attitude is not the same then I have to make decision.”
Mirallas has struggled to find playing time in competitive games this season, and it appears he has figured out that he will not play a big role in Everton’s campaign this season and is petitioning for a move out of Goodison while the transfer window is still open.
What is disappointing though is the way he is going about this. Bringing a poor attitude to Finch Farm is not the way to get any favours out of a disciplinarian like Koeman, as Ross Barkley has learned.
What is even more puzzling then is the decision to give Mirallas a long term deal at the end of last season.
When Koeman was asked if Mirallas would be transferred out, the Dutchman replied vaguely -
“I don't know”.