|Desc||Signed for £27m from Besiktas in January 2018 in the hope he could score the goals to make Everton a contender in the Premier League. Early promise eventually evaporated and he joined Crystal Palace on loan for the remainder of the current season before suffering a cruel injury|
|Org||xxxx National Team|
|Club as Player||Everton FC|
2018 01 20 Retrieve
[Cenk Tosun talks about his football idol Gabriel Batistuta] Gabriel Batistuta was one of my idols. I loved his playing style. He was a great header of the ball. There is a saying he could shoot with his head. I think there are similarities between my style and his
2018 01 05 Retrieve
[Tosun, who has been capped 25 times for his country, said he is eager to be involved in Everton’s next Premier League game, against Tottenham on Saturday 13 Januarys] I want to play as soon as possible. The Tottenham game will be the first game I am available for and I’m very excited about it already. Everton has really, really big names, big players. I’m excited to play with them and to learn from them as well, players like Wayne Rooney and the very good creative players we have here, too. I bring my skills here and everybody is going to see what kind of player I am.
2019 11 03 Retrieve
[Cenk Tosun has described the horrific moment when Andre Gomes’ season ended and revealed that the injury left many players close to tears] Everybody is so sad inside. Some players, they nearly cried. Andre was in shock. His eyes were open so big. He was crying, shouting and screaming. I just tried to hold him and speak to him. I tried to tell him to stay calm. We couldn’t understand him. He was the one who had got the injury
2020 01 10 Retrieve
[Cenk Tosun signs for Crystal Palace, years after being ‘very happy’ not to join in 2017] About my transfer to Crystal Palace I can say that I’m very happy the move failed. Because I get to stay at the club and I am doing very well at the moment in both the league and Champions League
2020 01 20 Retrieve
[Cenk Tosun describes great feeling after netting maiden Crystal Palace goal] It was a great feeling to score a goal on my first start. As a striker you need confidence and confidence comes with the goals. [It was] a very important point for us. I just want to say thank you to all the lads because everybody ran until the last second, even after the 2-1, nobody gave up and I think we deserved a point here.
We played a solid game today. We knew City would have more possession than us but I’m happy with the point.
2020 03 05 Retrieves
[Cenk Tosun on his injury] Sometimes life hits you hard but it ain’t about how hard you get hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. I will definitely come back stronger, no doubt
2020 03 06 Retrieve
[Everton striker Cenk Tosun breaks his silence after injury blow ends his Crystal Palace spell] Sometimes not everything goes as you want in life. But; the important thing is not to fall on the ground, but to stand up after falling down. No one should doubt that I will return from this injury in the strongest possible way