Deulofeu to Everton- Striker returns on permanent basis

Everton have completed the signing of striker Gerard Deulofeu on a permanent basis from Barcelona. The Toffees have paid £4.3m to Barca for the services of Deulofeu, who was also on loan at Goodison Park during the 2013/14 season.

Deulofeu was also delighted with the transfer, and posted a tweet that said ” I’m back! Once a blue, always a blue!”

What are Deulofeu’s buy back clauses in this transfer deal?

According to RAC1, Barca can buy Deulofuu back for 7.5M in 2016, (more…)

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Pep wants meeting with Chelsea owner

Chelsea could be moving a step closer to naming their new manager this week amid speculation that Pep Guardiola wants to meet face to face with Russian owner, Roman Abramovic. The Sun reports that the former Barcelona player and manager has been told that there will be no pressure on him to win major trophies in his first two seasons, as he is given time to rebuild the squad.

When the Spaniard announced his intentions to leave the Nou Camp, shortly after his side were knocked out by Chelsea in the Champions League Semi-Final, he initially said that he would be taking a sabbatical. However, after winning the Copa del Rey final this week he suggested that the right offer would entice him back into management.

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Man City renew interest in Dani Alves

Man City are to re-ignite their pursuit of Barcelona defender Dani Alves according to TalkSport and it could see a player go the other way.

Roberto Mancini is a known admirer of the 29-year-old and has already signalled his intent to buy big this summer and its rumoured that a €15million bid could be enough providing Man City include a player which is thought to be Aleksander Kolarov.

According to TalkSport, Spanish newspaper Sport report that City have approached Barcelona regarding the deal but it is not known whether new Catalan boss Tito Vilanova regards Alves as an important part of his squad

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