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15th Aug, 2016 | 3:59pm

Everton fans react on Twitter to arrival of fourth summer signing

By Dominic Toner

Yannick Bolasie has completed a move to Everton – a deal which has gone down well with Everton supporters on Twitter.

Bolasie has signed a five-year deal with Everton after completing a medical and agreeing terms with the Merseyside giants.

Sky Sports claimed on their transfer centre blog (10.58am) that the Merseysiders will pay £28million to sign to winger from Palace.

It is said that Bolasie will move for an initial £22.5million, with another £2.5million of add-ons and the potential for a further £3million further down the line.


The Toffees fans have expressed their joy over the signing of Bolasie, who becomes the club’s fourth major summer signing following the arrivals of Maarten Stekelenburg, Idrissa Gueye and Ashley Williams to Ronald Koeman’s new-look squad.

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The 27-year-old winger was on the substitute’s bench for Palace’s 1-0 defeat against West Brom on Saturday but came on in the 66th minute to a standing ovation from the Sellhurst Park support.

The 27-year-old, who signed a three-year deal at Selhurst Park after moving from Bristol City for £250,000 in 2012, played in 31 encounters for the Eagles last season in all competitions, scoring six goals and providing six assists.


In other Everton transfer news, they have submitted a £22million bid for a former Premier League striker.