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Marcel Brands explains why Everton fans were key to Barcelona talks over Andre Gomes

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Marcel Brands has thanked Everton's fans for helping him negotiate with Barcelona over Andre Gomes.

And when Brands headed into talks with Barca he said it helped his bargaining position that Gomes had such a strong relationship with Evertonians.



"They loved him from the first day and that gave Andre a great feeling here at this club.



Brands added: "And in this case the fans gave him such a beautiful and amazing welcome that he felt at home from day one.

Asked about how signing Gomes could be seen as a huge statement, the director of football said: "Yes, but I have to be honest, the biggest help in that was our fans.

The Blues turned Gomes' loan deal into a permanent switch this summer after striking a £22m deal with the Spanish giants.

Gomes had interest from across Europe but made it clear he wanted a return to Goodison.
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