But Chelsea were happy to pay to secure his services in January, with Antonio Conte enthused by Barkley's potential.
They are now trying to negotiate a lower price of around £20m because Barkley's contract expires at the end of this season and he will be able to walk away from the club for nothing on a Bosman free transfer.
That delay looks likely to cost Barkley's boyhood club £20m in transfer revenue although Everton risk losing the England worldwide for nothing in the summer and will reluctantly accept a cut-price move. Today, Ross Barkley is set to join Chelsea....
New boss Sam Allardyce has always been resigned to the playmaker's departure and Tottenham were expected to rival Chelsea for Barkley.
He will be eligible to play for Chelsea in both the Champions League and Premier League.
An official in Arak, around 300 kilometres (190 miles) southwest of Tehran, said 80 people had been detained there overnight. A large section of society believes thre is "no accountabiility over where money is being spent", he said.
Committed to addressing the humanitarian issues, India shared a list of 250 civilian prisoners and 94 fishermen with Pakistan. New Delhi says Mr Jadhav was kidnapped in Iran, where he had legitimate business interests, and brought to Pakistan.
On the occasion of the 2018 New Year, President Muhammadu Buhari will make a national broadcast tomorrow, January 1, 2018 at 7am. He said, "These controversies would have been avoided if some people, especially the governors, had not protested".
They include more than two-thirds of the flights at New York City and Boston airports, according to the FlightAware website. In total, there were 4,385 flights within, into, and out of the USA canceled Thursday, according to FlightAware.
Thousands of out-patients were affected across Karnataka on Tuesday due to a private doctors' strike against a new medical bill. IMA is upset over the clause pertaining to the recognition of other medical qualifications in NMC Bill.
The latest demonstrations came despite President Hassan Rouhani's vow that the nation would deal with "rioters and lawbreakers". Nine more people, including an 11-year-old boy, have been killed as anti-government protests continued across Iran on Tuesday.
This will be the first game for the Cavaliers this year, and it will also be the first game for the point guard in a Cavs jersey. The day the Cleveland Cavaliers have been so patiently waiting for is finally on the horizon.
Five days ago, Underwood posted a photo on Instagram of herself with a scarf nearly completely covering her face. Additionally Underwood says that she'll be entering the studio next week and is excited for an awesome 2018.
All airports are now back on line. "At this time, there is no indication the service disruption was malicious in nature ". Kennedy Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport also acknowledged there could be passenger delays.
Blast hits police in Kabul, dozens of casualties
The Sunni extremist group has recently increased its attacks against Shi'a in Afghanistan - particularly in Kabul . President Ashraf Ghani late on January 4 called the attack "inhumane" and against the tenets of Islam.
Hot air balloon crash kills tourist in Luxor, Egypt
The Egyptian Aviation Authority confirmed 19 people were injured in the crash, which took place at about 7:30 a.m. local time. The body of the deceased American tourist and the seven other injured were transferred to Luxor International Hospital.
Nokia 6 (2018) goes official with Bothie camera, OZO Audio
We can expect HMD to launch the Nokia 6 2018 in India soon enough but the company will have to get the pricing right on this one. Under the hood, Nokia is stepping up with a 2.2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 processor that's mated to 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM.
There is a 40% Chance Apple Will Acquire Netflix [Citi]
Before Disney acquired Fox's studio and TV platforms, Citi predicted there was a 20-30 per cent chance Apple would acquire it. For now, it's the kind of talk that's only happening among analysts - and not between Apple and Netflix (so far as we know).
Alabama vs. Clemson, Georgia vs
Subsequent camera angles showed a blatant offensive pass interference penalty committed by Alabama that went uncalled. Alabama opened as a four-point favorite over Georgia for next week's College Football Playoff championship game.