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Everton's Mirallas rejoins Olympiacos on loan

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Everton forward Kevin Mirallas has joined former club Olympiacos on loan until the end of the season.

The 30-year-old moved to Goodison Park back in August 2012 but has featured just 13 times this term, with only five of those appearances coming in the Premier League.

Mirallas last played for the Toffees in their 3-0 Europa League victory over Apollon Limassol on December 7.

Mirallas has 59 caps for Belgium and will hope his move to Olympiacos will aid his bid to be selected for this summer's World Cup in Russia.

The Belgian, who helped Olympiacos to consecutive championships in 2011 and 2012, scored 38 times in nearly 200 appearances for Everton.

Mirallas apologises for his behaviour in training

Kevin Mirallas has made just one league start for Everton this season. Credit: PA

Everton forward Kevin Mirallas has apologised for his behaviour in a training session last week but rejected suggestions he was disciplined for a poor attitude.

Both the 30-year-old and Morgan Schneiderlin were left out of the squad for Sunday's 3-2 win over Watford after what Press Association Sport understands was an incident at the club's Finch Farm complex.

On Monday Schneiderlin, writing on Twitter, dismissed reports he had been sent home from training on the eve of the game because of a poor attitude and now Mirallas has spoken out, admitting he struggled to contain his frustration after being told he was being left out.

"I have to restore the truth after some articles in the medias," he wrote on Instagram.

"I was not excluded of the squad due to a lack of commitment during training this was a manager Decision And I was frustrated as I am fully committed in Everton since arriving in 2012 and I can't accept our actual ranking....

"I apologize to the president and owner, my team mates and the manager for not being able to cope at that moment with my frustration."

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