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Yannick Bolasie posts verdict as Everton finally complete Josh King signing

Josh King finally completed a move to Everton on deadline day as the Toffees took advantage of using a Premier League deal sheet to get the transfer done – and Yannick Bolasie has posted a two-word verdict on the move.

King, 29, joins Everton from Championship side Bournemouth having been linked with a return to the top flight of English football ever since The Cherries were relegated last season. He has failed to score in the league this term.

However, the 51-time Norway international has an excellent record in the Premier League – scoring 48 goals in 161 games, many of which have come out wide or in the 10 role. He provides Everton with some much-needed cover.

Everton finalised a move after using a deal sheet – as did Southampton to get Liverpool’s Takumi Minamino on loan. Sky Sports claim the fee is a “nominal” one, and that King has only agreed a six-month contract.

Cenk Tosun returned to Besiktas after a dismal spell on Merseyside since being signed by Sam Allardyce in January 2018, while Moise Kean has remained at PSG where he continues to shine under Mauricio Pochettino.

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Bolasie, who left Everton to join Middlesbrough earlier on in the window, reacted to the news that Everton had completed a move for the ex-Manchester United man – describing him as a “good signing”, before elaborating.

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