Everton signed winger Dwight McNeil from Burnley for £ 20 million

Dwight McNeil moved on to Burnley Academy earlier than making his senior debut in Could 2018

Everton signed Burnley winger Dwight McNeil on a five-year cope with a deal value round £ 20m.

McNeil has made 140 appearances for the Clarets and has solely missed two Premier League video games since December 2018.

The previous England Below-21 worldwide is Everton’s third summer season signing following the arrival of former Burnley team-mate James Tarkowski and Ruben Vinagre on mortgage from Sporting.

“It is an unimaginable feeling to signal,” stated McNeil, 22.

“After I heard about Everton’s curiosity, I needed to do it instantly due to the membership and the way good the crew is.

“I really feel like I am taking part in beneath a supervisor like Frank Lampard, he’ll assist me enhance my stats – and that is what I need to do and enhance my sport.

“I am a direct runner with the ball. I wish to get on the ball, minimize in and create probabilities for the crew.”

McNeil was second within the Premier League for many profitable dribbles (90) final season and third on the listing for many crosses (199).

He made his England Below-21 debut towards Slovenia in October 2019, alongside new Everton teammates Tom Davies and Ben Godfrey.

McNeil joins an Everton squad trying to rebuild after flirting with relegation final season and dropping influential Brazilian striker Richarlison to Tottenham earlier this summer season.

“Final season was powerful for the membership, however by going into the latter a part of the season, you’ve gotten seen from the gamers and followers the will, the mentality and the unity they’ve,” added McNeil.

“They got here collectively and had been united as one. That is large for the gamers and offers you that additional little bit of confidence.

“This season we need to do higher and I need to be a part of the crew to assist them do it.”

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