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Werder Bremen midfielder Klaassen slams Premier League culture: All about money

Werder Bremen midfielder Davy Klaassen has taken aim at the culture of the Premier League.

The Dutch midfielder flopped spectacularly after Everton shelled out £23.6million to bring him in from Ajax.

But just 12 months later the 25-year-old was packing his bags again, after Everton accepted a bid of £12.25m from Werder Bremen.

Speaking to Aller-Zeitung, Klaassen said: "In England, it's all about the money ‚Äď because it's just there. Basically the clubs can shop as they want.

"In Germany, this really big money is not there. The clubs are more concerned with developing an idea, a philosophy.

"For me, the move to Bremen is also something of a change back to the roots of football."

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