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£20m Chelsea target ready to sign

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Chelsea target Ross Barkley is ready to commit his future to Everton, citing the influence of David Moyes as a major reason by his decision to stay.

Reports suggest the 18-year-old will sign a new five-year deal with the Toffees, seemingly putting an end to speculation he could leave the club in the near future.

According to the Daily Mail, Chelsea had been considering a January move to bring the young midfielder to Stamford Bridge, while Andre Villas-Boas is known to be a fan.

But the England under-21 international will reject the overtures of Chelsea, in order to continue his development on Merseyside under the stewardship of Moyes.

"It can be [frustrating] because I want to play all the time but I fully understand because I am still only very young and the manager knows what he’s doing and what’s best for me," Barkley told Evertonian magazine.

"He’s had young players coming through before. That’s what’s great about Everton; the manager will always give young players the chance to play at the right time.

"I think I’ll play in the FA Youth Cup this season, which will be useful."

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