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Cleverley and Deulofeu settling well at Everton reports Steven Naismith

The two summer recruits are quickly acclimatising to their new surroundings says the forward.

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Everton's summer recruits Tom Cleverley and Gerard Deulofeu are settling well at the club.

The Blues moved early in the transfer window to secure Cleverley on a free transfer after his Manchester United contract came to an end, with him having spent last season on loan at Aston Villa.

Deulofeu was brought in from Barcelona for a relatively low price after weeks of speculation about a move, in a transfer than certainly caught the attention of Everton fans.

And Naismith says both are settling in well to their new surroundings.

"Gerry has come back in and it's like he's never been away - he's that type of character. He's great around the place.

"Tom knew a few of the boys from England and he's in the same character mould as most of the squad. On the training pitch they both have done very well.

They have their own assets and you can see why they have been brought into the squad."

That news is certainly good to hear from the Everton camp; with it being hoped that both players can hit the ground running at Goodison Park next season.

If both are able to start positively from the off, it will obviously be a big boost to the rest of the players as they look to improve on a poor campaign last year.

That will likely come on the fact they find themselves in familiar surroundings, with Cleverley having previously excelled under Roberto Martinez and Deulofeu having enjoyed his highly successful loan spell at Goodison Park two years ago.

For now at least, it appears all news coming from Goodison is good news as far as their summer signings are concerned anyway.