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Ademola forces former Barca star to quit England

EPL By: Olakunle Brown | 24/01/2017

Ademola in training

The presence of Ademola Lookman at Everton has forced former Barcelona star Gerard Deulofeu to make a quick loan switch to Serie A giants AC Milan.

Deulofeu was a regular under former Everton boss Roberto Martinez but with the arrival of Ronald Koeman he became a bit-part player for the Toffees as the Dutchman refers Kevin Mirallas and Yannick Bolaise on the flanks.

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However, with the injury of the DR Congo star – Everton swooped for Nigerian youngster Ademola Lookman and the former Charlton winger made an immediate impact when he scored on his debut against Manchester City in a 4-0 rout at the Goodison Park.

A statement by the Italian club read: “AC Milan have signed the player Gerard Deulofeu on a loan deal from Everton until 30th June 2017.”

Deulofeu has already started training with his new teammates as they are looking to get him ready for the weekend game against Udinese.

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