BREAKING NEWS: Barcelona exercise Deulofeu buy-back clause

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Barcelona have activated their buy-back clause to re-sign winger Gerard Deulofeu from Everton, in a move reportedly worth EUR12million.

Deulofeu impressed in the second half of last season on loan at AC Milan, having initially left Barca for Everton in 2015.

"Barcelona have activated the buy-back clause for Gerard Deulofeu," read the club's statement on Friday.

"In the following days, the terms will be agreed with both Everton and the player. Deulofeu's contract will run until 30 June 2019."