Everton are being encouraged to take more youngsters on-loan from Barcelona after the success of Gerard Deulofeu.

Former Barca striker Jordi Cruyff says Everton's treatment of Deulofeu impressed Nou Camp chiefs.

Cruyff, who also played for Manchester United, told the Liverpool Echo: "Deulofeu came to a very different league and adapted to a different style of play.

"If he does well this season I'm sure Barca will see even further the benefits of loaning more players to Everton."

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