Andros Townsend joins Everton on two-year deal
Everton have completed the signing of free agent Andros Townsend on a two-year deal.
The 30-year-old winger arrives on a free transfer having seen his five-year spell with Crystal Palace come to an end earlier this summer, as his contract at Selhurst Park expired.
Townsend becomes Everton’s first signing since Rafael Benitez was appointed manager last month, with the winger having previously played under the Spaniard at Newcastle.
“I think everyone knows what Everton is. It’s a massive football club, it’s very ambitious, a club which has been trying to get back to where it belongs into Europe and beyond,” Townsend told evertontv. “I’ll be doing all I can to help the club do that.
“Rafa is very experienced. He does a lot of work on the tactical side on the training pitch, he leaves no stone unturned. But more importantly, he’s a great man, a great man-manager, and he’s always talking to you. I’m sure he will be very successful here.”
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