Sporting star interested in England switch
But despite insisting he is still enjoying life in the Portuguese capital, Moutinho believes the best way of improving his game would be to move abroad, preferably to a Premier League club.
"I'm happy at Sporting but I also want to progress as a player and believe I can succeed in England," he told the Daily Mirror.
Everton have long been linked with Moutinho, with the Toffees believed to have been tracking the player since last summer when they could not agree a fee with his club.
While rumours on Friday suggested the Goodison Park outfit were plotting a £10 million bid for the diminutive playmaker at the end of the season.
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