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Darron Gibson leaves Manchester United for Everton

After finding first team opportunities limited at Old Trafford the Republic of Ireland international moves to Goodison Park.

Darron Gibson has signed a four-and-a-half year deal with Everton.
Darron Gibson has signed a four-and-a-half year deal with Everton.

Manchester United midfielder Darron Gibson has joined Everton on a four-and-a-half-year deal, the Goodison Park club have said.

The 24-year-old Gibson has moved to Merseyside for an undisclosed fee, becoming the club's second signing of the January transfer window following Landon Donovan's loan move from Los Angeles Galaxy.

The midfielder, a product of the United youth team, scored 10 goals in 60 appearances for the Old Trafford side since breaking into the first team in the 2005-06 season.

Gibson, who was born in Northern Ireland but opted to play for the Republic of Ireland, has played 17 times for his country, scoring once.