Barcelona Sanction Andre Gomes Loan to Everton

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Andre Gomes' Barcelona nightmare is set to be put on hold for a year after the Catalan club confirmed they have reached an agreement for him to go on loan to Everton for the 2018-19 season.

The Portugal international will join Marco Silva's side after Everton agreed to pay €2.25m to land him on loan for the season, while they will also pay his wages.

 

The midfielder suffered a torrid time at the Camp Nou since joining from Valencia in 2016 - his form deteriorating to the point he described life at Barca as "hell."

At one point, Gomes said he felt unable to leave his house after being booed during a win over title rivals Atletico Madrid in March.

Gomes will be accompanied by familiar faces at Goodison Park, with Yerry Mina also completing a move to the Merseyside club on Thursday and Lucas Digne making the switch earlier in the summer.