Everton youngster Barkley joins Leeds on one-month loan deal

The highly rated midfielder was a success during a temporary spell with Sheffield Wednesday earlier in the season and will now hope to aid his new side's promotion push.

Everton midfielder Ross Barkley has joined League Championship side Leeds United on a one-month loan.

The highly rated player has joined the Championship outfit in an effort to aid its push for a playoff place, with the team current sitting in eighth place - just two points off sixth-placed Watford. Neil Warnock's side has a local derby against Barnsley on Saturday, with Barkley available for selection.

Earlier this season, the 19-year-old Barkley enjoyed a successful two-month spell at Sheffield Wednesday, playing 13 times and scoring four goals.

Barkley, has found top-flight appearances hard to come by this season with just two substitute appearances for the Toffees’ this term, the most recent of which during the defeat to Chelsea on Dec. 28.

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