Everton Football Club have completed the signing of Anwar El Ghazi on loan from Aston Villa.
Everton confirmed the news on the club's official website on Thursday, January 13th, 2022. According to reports, El Ghazi will stay at the club until the rest of the 2021/22 season.
El Ghazi joined Aston Villa on loan in August 2018 and was a key part of the team that gained promotion to the Premier League. The deal was triggered following the move of Lucas Digne from Everton to Aston Villa.
The Netherlands winger started his professional career at Ajax, reached double figures for Premier League goals scored 10 goals in 17 starts and 11 appearances from the bench for Aston Villa last season.
The player expressed his excitement on joining the club on a loan deal, saying he wants to show the quality he is made of to his teammates.
I am really excited. Everton is a big club, I cannot wait to get started. I want to show my quality to my teammates, to the Club and of course, that fans. I want to put a smile on their faces.
The winger will hope he is selected for the game against Norwich City on Saturday, January 15th, 2022 in the Premier League.