That’s the view of Toffees legend Alan Stubbs. Barkley, 23, is out of contract at the end of the season and his Everton future remains up in the air. The England international is yet to feature for the Toffees this campaign due to a hamstring injury. Barkley nearly joined Chelsea in the summer but the Everton star had a change of heart at the last minute and opted to stay at Goodison Park. Tottenham have also been credited with interest in the attacking midfielder. And Stubbs reckons Barkley will leave Everton but he wouldn’t get in Arsenal or Tottenham’s starting XI. “I saw that Tottenham wanted him over the summer and I can see why they like him but I can’t see Ross displacing Dele Alli,” Stubbs exclusively told Starsport. “Ross’ next move is one that will be crucial to his career and his development.
Ross Barkley to quit Everton: Arsenal and Spurs moves discussed
Daily Star | Oct 24