New Everton signing
The 25-year-old, who cancelled his contract with the soon-to-be-liquidated
He spoke to former
"My decision to move to Everton was [made because] under the manager's leadership over the last 10 years they have been one of the most successful clubs in terms of growing, and the facilities are world class," he said.
"I think last season showed that, finishing seventh in the world's best league and above your nearest rivals and doing quite well in the cups. It is what every player strives for.
"I have heard a lot from various people who have been in contact with the club over the last few years and there are some great guys in the squad.
"I spoke to
Naismith is confident he can make the step up from the
"It is a quality squad but I am definitely going to get opportunities and it is my goal to take them," he added.
"The players here will make me a better player. I have confidence in my own ability and am confident I can do it at the highest level and with the help of my team-mates hopefully we can start the season quickly."
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