Everton complete Beckford deal

Everton manager David Moyes has strengthened his attacking options by signing Jermaine Beckford from Leeds on four-year contract.

Everton manager David Moyes has strengthened his attacking options by signing Jermaine Beckford from Leeds on four-year contract.

Beckford, 26, scored 31 goals for the Yorkshire club last season, the last of which came on the final day against Bristol Rovers, which clinched promotion from League One.

That took his tally for Leeds to 85 in 150 appearances after he joined them from non-league Wealdstone in March 2006.

Beckford’s contract at Elland Road was cancelled last week and he now steps into the Premier League after passing a medical at Everton’s Finch Farm training complex.

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