Everton have finally announced the signing of Turkish striker Cenk Tosun from Besiktas, and the forward will be wearing the #14 shirt for the rest of this season.
The number has been previously worn by multiple former Everton strikers, Steven Naismith, James McFadden, James Vaughan, Kevin Kilbane and Francis Jeffers to name a few. The most recent owners of the number have been Yannick Bolasie and Oumar Niasse before him.
Welcome to our new No.14— Everton Direct (@EvertonDirect) January 6, 2018
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Everton kit #14 history:
Yannick Bolasie (16/17), Oumar Niasse (15/16), Steven Naismith (12/13 - 15/16), James McFadden (11/12), James Vaughan (07/08 - 10/11), Kevin Kilbane (03/04 - 05/06), Idan Tal (01/02), Francis Jeffers (00/01), David Weir(99/00), Tony Grant (97/98 - 98/99), John Ebbrell (93/94 - 96/97), Eddie Youds (91/92), Anthony Cottee (90/91), Norman Whiteside (90/91), Stuart McCall (88/89), Neil McDonald (88/89), Ian Wilson (87/88), Alan Harper (87/88), Neil Adams (86/87)
Speaking at his signing, Tosun sounded excited by the challenge ahead as the Blues will look to continue their climb up the table while improving the quality of play as well.
"It feels great to be an Everton player. I’m really happy to be here and happy that everything is done. I’m really excited to play for Everton as soon as possible.
"Everton is a great club with a big history and a big culture and I’m looking forward to showing the fans the kind of player I am."