Moyes after Lescott replacement

DAVID MOYES will splash �10million of the Joleon Lescott fee on Russian ace Diniyar Bilyaletdinov.

DAVID MOYES will splash �10million of the Joleon Lescott fee on Russian ace Diniyar Bilyaletdinov. (The Sun)

Everton last night accepted Manchester City's �24m bid for Lescott and the defender is set to sign today.

Toffees manager Moyes now wants FOUR new faces before the window closes.

And he will make Lokomotiv Moscow attacking midfielder Bilyaletdinov, 24, the first of them this week.


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He has also targeted Stoke's Ryan Shawcross, Arsenal's Philippe Senderos and Newcastle's Steven Taylor to replace Lescott.

City will fight any 'tapping up' allegation over the Lescott saga. Boss Mark Hughes said: "We're quite comfortable with how it has progressed."

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