Official: Barca's First Signing Revealed
Official: FC Barcelona's First Signing Revealed
With FC Barcelona having been linked with several names in the transfer market, they have now revealed their first official signing ahead of the 2017/18 campaign.
The Catalan giants have activated their buyback clause for Gerard Deulofeu, who rejoins the club from Everton.
"FC Barcelona have activated the buyback clause for Gerard Deulofeu. In the following days, the terms will be agreed with both Everton and the player. Deulofeu's contract will run until 30 June 2019," a short statement on the club's official website read.
Deulofeu impressed on loan at AC Milan in the second half of the 2016/17 campaign, scoring four goals and assisting another three strikes in 18 games for the Rossoneri.
The 23-year-old came through the Blaugrana's famous La Masia youth academy, but left in 2013 to join Everton.
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