Arouna Kone
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Arouna Kone
Position:
Striker
Caps:
39, Ivory Coast *
Signed from:
Wigan
Date signed:
08/07/13
Transfer fee:
Undisclosed
Debut:
Contract duration:
3 years
Contract expires:
01/07/16
Born:
Anyama Ivory Coast
D.O.B:
11/11/83
Height:
5' 11"
Nicknames:
* as at: 08/07/13

Arouna Kone signed for Everton on 8th July 2013 on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee believed to be between £5m -£6m. The Ivory Coast striker was the first signing for Manager, Roberto Martinez.

He scored 13 goals in 38 games for Wigan last season after Martinez signed Kone from La Liga side Levante in 2012.

Kone has played for Belgians Lierse SK, Dutch outfits Roda JC and PSV and Sevilla in Spain.

He has played his part in three African Cup of Nations campaigns and was also selected for the World Cup in Germany in 2006.

Having played international football at the end of last season
A regular for the Ivory Coast, Kone has played his part in three African Cup of Nations campaigns and was also selected for the World Cup in Germany in 2006.

Famed for his dyed blonde hair - a style inspired by former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman.