Moyes frustrated again as his move for Valencia's midfielder Banega collapses

01 September 2009 05:33
No deal: Ever Banega will not be moving to Everton[LNB]David Moyes suffered another transfer setback today when his proposed move for Ever Banega fell through.[LNB]The Everton manager, who missed out on a bold attempt to prise Rafael van der Vaart away from Real Madrid, was confident of landing Banega on a season-long loan and even succeeded in obtaining a work permit for Valencia's Argentinian midfielder.[LNB]But he became increasingly frustrated as Valencia stalled over the deal and continued to select their 21-year old anchor man for La Liga matches. They even picked him for their recent Europa League qualifier, thus making him ineligible for Everton's forthcoming group games.[LNB]According to sources in Spain, Valencia were taken aback at hearingthat Everton had secured a work permit and became more reluctant torelease Banega after struggling to recruit any replacements.[LNB]Moyes was still hoping to complete the £5million signing of JohnHeitinga from Atletico Madrid after the versatile Holland defenderunderwent a medical at Everton's Finch Farm training ground thisafternoon.[LNB] Everton miss out on Van der Vaart after Real star looked set for Goodison ParkHeitinga's £6m Everton deal resurrected as Atletico man arrives for medicalEVERTON FC

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