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Barry: Everton dazzler Deulofeu has matured

Everton midfielder Gareth Barry believes teammate Gerard Deulofeu has 'matured' since his last loan spell at the Merseyside club.

Deulofeu has been in scintillating form since returning to Goodison Park on a permanent deal after his initial loan from Barcelona two seasons ago.

"He has matured," Barry said.

"[He doesn't] let anything go to their heads. [He doesn't let success affect him.

"That first loan of Gerard's was tough but he's come back to a club that he knows, with players he knows and he is confident straight away. He knows this is his time to do it."

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