Everton fans react to Gerard Deulofeu rumours

Gerard Deulofeu scores the second goal for Everton

The Everton man seems like he's heading back to Spain.

Everton's Gerard Deulofeu

The Star reported on Sunday that Gerard Deulofeu is set to leave Everton to rejoin former club Barcelona this summer.

The 23-year-old started only four Premier League games for Everton last season, before manager Ronald Koeman sanctioned a loan to AC Milan.

Four goals in 16 Serie A starts prompted suggestions that he would return to Goodison Park and start afresh under the Dutch boss next season.

Everton's Gerard Deulofeu looks dejected

But The Star claims that Barcelona - who sold him to the Toffees in 2015 during Roberto Martinez's reign on Merseyside - have activated a buy-back clause in his contract and he will be part of Ernesto Valverde's plans at Camp Nou next term.

If true, the Spanish playmaker, who managed eight goals and 16 assists in 76 matches for the Premier League side, will join the Primera Division giants for £10.5 million - and Everton fans could not care less by the sound of things.

Sunderland's Wahbi Khazri in action with Everton's Gerard Deulofeu

Deulofeu, who originally joined Everton on loan in the 2013-14, looked a class act at times, but Martinez's exit last summer did not do the Spaniard any huge favours.

Everton's Gerard Deulofeu in action with Watford's Jose Holebas

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