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Sevilla signing Deulofeu "surprised" by Barcelona decision

Sevilla loan signing Gerard Deulofeu admits he's surprised he's been released by Barcelona.

Deulofeu returned to Barcelona this summer after spending last season on loan at Barclays Premier League side Everton, but the 20-year-old forward is on the move again after joining Sevilla for the 2014/15 campaign.

He said at his official presentation; "I'm very happy to be here, (new Barcelona coach) Luis Enrique told me that I wouldn't be playing, and from the first moment I had my mind set on coming to Sevilla.

"It's a very good club, I have high expectations and hopefully we can have a great year together. "

He added of his departure from Barca: "I was surprised by the decision that the manager took, but I'm going to enjoy this year very much. I want to focus on Sevilla."

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