Everton announced on Thursday that they have agreed a £22.5 million deal with Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig for Ademola Lookman to join them, and afterwards their fans reacted to the news on social media.

The England under-21 international controversially joined the German side on loan a couple of seasons ago, when he departed the Toffees at the time when Sam Allardyce was in charge at Goodison Park.

Having impressed during his time in Leipzig, the Bundesliga side were looking to do a permanent deal for the Everton man last summer, but boss Marco Silva had plans to utilise him in his setup.

The winger would go on to feature for the Toffees 24 times in all competitions last term, but for all his talent, he never really had the impact either he or his manager would have liked, and has now departed the club.

Lookman scored five times in 11 outings for Leipzig in his loan spell there, but could only find the back of the net twice for Everton in the previous campaign, and with Silva loaded with talent in the wider areas of the park, it became an easy decision to cash in on the the former Charlton Athletic man.

The 21-year-old joins the recent exodus of English players to have gone to ply their trade in the Bundesliga, headed by Jadon Sancho, as he looks to revive his career, which had clearly gone flat on Merseyside.

While Everton fans are known to be supportive of their younger talents, there were not too many who were disappointed by the departure.

The Toffees support base realise they have got good money for a player, who while talented, has not impacted the team as much as he might have done, and they can use that cash to get a better option for the upcoming campaign.

Here are some of their Twitter posts:


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