Guillem Balague gives Gerard Deulofeu to Everton update

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Everton are reportedly set to sign Gerard Deulofeu from Barcelona this summer.

Well-respected Spanish football journalist Guillem Balague has stated on social networking site Twitter that Gerard Deulofeu will leave Barcelona for Everton this summer.

On Monday evening, Balague made the following posts on Twitter, revealing details of the deal which has been struck between the two clubs.

Deulofeu played on loan for Everton from Barcelona during the 2013-14 season and is reportedly happy to return to Goodison Park for the 2015-16 campaign.

During that campaign, the Spain international scored three goals and created nine chances in 25 Premier League appearances.

The youngster had a pass accuracy of 78% and a shot accuracy of 78%, and won one header, 44 dribbles and six tackles.

Deulofeu played on loan for Sevilla in the recently concluded 2014-15 campaign, but he did not fare so well.

The Barcelona-owned winger scored one goal and created 14 chances in 17 La Liga appearances.

The youngster had a pass accuracy of 72% and a shot accuracy of 50%, and won one header, 28 dribbles and five tackles.

In five Europa League matches in 2014-15, Deulofeu created five chances, had a pass accuracy of 76% and a shot accuracy of 80%, and won one header, 11 dribbles and two tackles.

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