Everton's Ross Barkley set for Chelsea medical

Jan 05, 2018, 12:26
Everton's Ross Barkley set for Chelsea medical

Barkley played well for the Merseysiders last season under the management of Dutch boss Koeman.

A medical examination appears to be the only obstacle standing between Everton star Ross Barkley and a move to Chelsea following a £15million deal, after Tottenham pulled their interest in the England midfielder.

The 24-year-old completed the move to West London on Friday and will wear the No 8 shirt
The 24-year-old completed the move to West London on Friday and will wear the No 8 shirt

As per reports, Barkley is only a medical away from joining the Premier League holders as Antonio Conte's is all in to cut a deal with Everton manager Sam Allardyce before the transfer window closes.

Barkley refused to sign a new contract with Everton and the club have been willing to sell the midfielder since the summer.

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Tottenham have been monitoring Barkley's situation but Sky Sports suggest the North Londoners have chose to end their interest with Mauricio Pochettino now looking at alternative targets.

Premier League champions Chelsea could wrap up the signing of Everton midfielder Ross Barkley by the end of Friday, according to a report.

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However, he also suggested that it was likely a deal had already been agreed and it seems as if Barkley's time at Everton is over.

Some of the Everton fans who were disappointed in his decision not to sign a new contract a year ago will likely be happy to see him leave.

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The Blues have come back in for the 24-year-old after he chose to remain in Merseyside to continue his recovery from a serious hamstring injury, despite advanced talks on transfer deadline day in August.

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