Lacina Traore granted work permit

January 21, 2014
By Mike Whalley

Everton have confirmed they have been granted a work permit for Monaco striker Lacina Traore.

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The Premier League club have been in talks to sign Ivory Coast international Traore on loan until the end of the season.

A deal has still to be completed, although manager Roberto Martinez said on Monday that he felt it was close.

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