Ross Barkley: Everton chairman satisfied with midfielder's £15m Chelsea move

From BBC - January 10, 2018

Everton chairman Bill Kenwright says he has "no concerns" over Ross Barkley's 15m move to Chelsea.

The midfielder completed a deal with the Premier League champions last week, after turning down a 35m deadline day transfer in the summer.

Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson asked for an investigation to be launched on Tuesday over the transfer fee.

But in response, Kenwright said: "It was a deal we agreed because the boy did not want to play for Everton."

Merseyside police have told BBC Sport that they have received a letter and are looking into the matter.

Anderson, who also wrote to the Premier League and Football Association, claims the reduced fee paid by Chelsea "represents a very poor deal" for Everton, as Barkley failed to feature for the Toffees this season.


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