Everton sign Dwight McNeil for £20m after Burnley winger completes medical at Finch Farm training ground | The Sun

EVERTON have signed Burnley wide man Dwight McNeil in a move that could be worth £20million.

The 22-year-old was at the Toffees’ Finch Farm training ground for a medical on Wednesday.

Earlier, Frank Lampard swooped for former Wolves defender Ruben Vinagre, who has joined on loan from Sporting Lisbon.

Now McNeil has become the latest player to leave Turf Moor following their relegation to the Championship in May.

The winger has signed a five-year deal until 2025.

He came through the ranks at Manchester United – and signed professional terms with Burnley in 2018 – going on to make 137 starts for the Clarets.

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McNeil told the Everton website: "It is an amazing feeling to sign.

"When I heard about Everton’s interest I wanted to get it done straight away because of the Club and how good the team is."

Asked about McNeil on Wednesday, Burnley boss Vincent Kompany said: “A lot of conversations are going on behind the scenes at club level.

“We will have to see how it develops in the next few days.

“We’d like to be in a position where we can stand in a players way if a Premier League club come in – but we have to monitor it case by case.

“It has to fit in to our plan.

"With players who are leaving you don’t do it in a random way, you try to add cover and at least line up the next ones."

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Burnley are poised to add to their squad by landing Brazilian full-back Vitinho from Belgian side Cercle Brugge.

Meanwhile, upon joining Everton, Vinagre told the Toffees' website: "It’s a dream come true to join a big club like Everton.

"The opportunity to work with very good players and a very good coach in Frank Lampard made me excited to sign.

"The manager is a football legend. Everybody knows him and the opportunity to work with and learn from him and someone like Ashley Cole – one of football’s best left-backs – is very big for me.

“Kevin was important, too, because he knows me very well from when we worked together at Wolves.

"He explained to me about Everton’s proud history and the qualities you need here because it’s a very big club and you have to give everything for the supporters."

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