Christian Atsu joins Everton on season-long loan deal

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Everton have confirmed the signing of Chelsea winger Christian Atsu on a season-long loan deal, according to the Daily Mail.

The Ghana international was on loan to Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem last season after Chelsea brought him from FC Porto last summer.

Atsu pleased

Atsu told Evertontv: "I'm very happy to be joining Everton because it's a great club, which likes to play football, and it's a great pleasure to be here.

"Playing in the Premier League has always been a dream for me and I have achieved that dream. This is the biggest level for me to play at. I know that it's a very competitive league and I believe with hard work we're going to be successful this season."

Everton manager Roberto Martinez said: "He's a player who fits in with the culture and the way we want to play. He's a very gifted technical footballer and he's got the right personality and character to fit in with the group, which is vital."

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A good move?

The 22-year old was part of the Ghana squad who participated at the World Cup in Brazil this summer, but were eliminated in the group stages.

Atsu passed a medical on Wednesday and was granted a work permit which will makes him available for Everton's first game of the season which is Leicester away.

The winger follows Romelu Lukaku, Gareth Barry and Muhamed Besic who have also move to Goodison Park this summer, as Martinez looks to ensure his squad is capable of maintaining a credible changes for the Champions League places.

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