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Blues Sign Stones

Teenage defender pens five-and-a-half year deal.

Blues Sign Stones
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Everton have completed the transfer of defender John Stones from Barnsley for an undisclosed fee.
 
The Club agreed a deal with the Championship outfit on Thursday evening and the 18-year-old right-back has passed a medical, agreed personal terms and signed a five-and-a-half year contract.

An England Under-19 international, Stones came through the ranks at Oakwell before making his first-team debut in March 2012.

John Stones signs his contract alongside Everton CEO Robert ElstoneJohn Stones signs his five-and-a-half year contract in the presence of Everton CEO Robert Elstone
 
Since then, the 6ft 2ins starlet has taken his tally of appearances for the Tykes to 28, scoring his first goal in a 4-3 League Cup victory over Rochdale in August.

He said: "I am very excited to be joining Everton. I've been very impressed with everything I have seen at Finch Farm already. Now the hard work begins."

john seniordon't understand. we are desperate for a striker and sign a right back.Probably a good player as Moysey knows what he is doing. Also lost a squad member going out on loan?????

Friday 1st February 09:55 Report Comment

Tim HopkinsA good signing for the future welcome to the club mate enjoy and live the dream

Friday 1st February 09:35 Report Comment

Paul EllamI live in Barnsley and believe the Toffees could have signed the next long term Everton AND England right back

Friday 1st February 08:02 Report Comment

Derek PriceWell said Paul. Totally agree with you.

Friday 1st February 09:50 Report Comment

Ged CollinsJohn you have made a very wise move, you have the time, ability and with some hard work the chance to become a True Blue . You could not be in better hands.

Friday 1st February 07:47 Report Comment

Victor TayAll the best John Stones. Work out heart out on the pitch and you will be loved by the fans!

Friday 1st February 05:00 Report Comment

Syl CordisWelcome to the Everton family John, hope you enjoy your stay with us ,see you on Saturday ............ COYB !!!!!!!!!

Friday 1st February 00:36 Report Comment

philip gentileWe lack youth so hopefully John will be given a chance.welcome!

Friday 1st February 00:08 Report Comment

Paul CatonGood luck John from all of us at Oakwell.

Thursday 31st January 23:58 Report Comment

Ever TanA welcomed signing. Would have loved to seen a loan for a striker or another winger....or even for Straq -- we could use a dose of his tenacity up front.

Thursday 31st January 23:20 Report Comment

Michael KingSeen John stone on sky sports , seems to be a level headed young man,hope tony hibbert takes him under his wing,good signing,wish him well,all the best lad

Thursday 31st January 23:12 Report Comment

David BlackwoodWelcome to the Peoples club,

Thursday 31st January 23:12 Report Comment

bernard philipsPlanning for the future good luck and happydays at Everton family FC John.

Thursday 31st January 23:10 Report Comment

patrick liddaneWelcome John to this great club. Wish you the best of luck in your career with us.

Thursday 31st January 23:10 Report Comment

bernard philipsPlanning for the future good luck and happydays at Everton family FC John.

Thursday 31st January 23:09 Report Comment

conrad coleWelcome

Thursday 31st January 22:53 Report Comment

Welcome to Everton John. A great prospect for the future.

Thursday 31st January 22:48 Report Comment

Oscar Knows His HistoryGreat signing, good long term replacement for Hibbert. Maybe a signing or two more, BK/DM? We can dream... COYB!

Thursday 31st January 22:29 Report Comment

Carl MartinOne for the future

Thursday 31st January 22:28 Report Comment

Antony WhebleThe next Jags in the making... Good luck John we wish you all the best.

Thursday 31st January 22:27 Report Comment

Anthony CopeNot seen much of him but welcome to Everton!.... As for the transfer day for the blues bit gutted we didn't do more, on the other hand glad we didn't lose Fellaini or Baines

Thursday 31st January 22:26 Report Comment

Keith IrwinAnother piece in the jigsaw well done blues

Thursday 31st January 22:25 Report Comment

A.S KanjiSee you on Saturday lad. You're in good, safe hands ...Welcome... COYB

Thursday 31st January 22:22 Report Comment

tom hopeCOYB!!!!!

Thursday 31st January 22:21 Report Comment
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