Everton seal Bolasie deal

Everton have confirmed the capture of Yannick Bolasie on a five-year deal from Crystal Palace for an undisclosed fee.

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Bolasie did feature for Palace in their Premier League opener on Saturday as he appeared as a second half substitute in the 1-0 loss at home to West Brom.

Palace boss Alan Pardew confirmed after the match that he expected the forward to depart for Everton before the transfer window closes and the Merseyside outfit have now confirmed his arrival on their official website.

Bolasie has joined Everton on a five-year deal for an undisclosed fee, believed to be in the region of £30million.

The 27-year-old is delighted with his switch to Goodison Park and is looking forward to playing under manager Ronald Koeman.

He told evertontv: “I’m looking forward to putting on the Everton shirt. This is a big club and I know all about it from having played against them over the years.

“For me, it was a no-brainer to come here. But now that I’ve come to Everton, the job is not done. I’ve got to work hard and feel my way in. I’m ready and up for the challenge.

“It’s not about the money for me. It’s about looking at the ambition of the Club and where they are trying to get to. I just like to play football.

“I just like to play football and it’s going to be really interesting to learn from someone like Ronald Koeman, who was obviously a top centre-back as a player and he played with”

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