Everton manager David Moyes is pleased to see Kevin Mirallas showing his attacking threat at a crucial time as the club push for a top-four Premier League finish.
The Belgian, who arrived at Goodison Park from Greek side Olympiakos last summer, has seen his first season on Merseyside hindered by a persistent hamstring injury.
But the 25-year-old impressed during the 3-1 win over struggling Reading on Saturday, scoring a 66th-minute goal.
With Croatian forward Nikica Jelavic unable to find goalscoring form in recent weeks, Moyes was glad to see Mirallas looking a potent threat for the Toffees as they chase a UEFA Champions League spot.
The manager said: "Mirallas was a very different player than the one who had been operating in recent weeks.
"He needed to get his fitness back because he was out for a long time. What we saw here was a player who looked like he can score goals and create goals.
"He looks like he's got a goal in him and that gives players a real lift if they thin...