Premier League - McCarthy learns from 'master' Barry

Everton midfielder James McCarthy believes his game is improving considerably from playing alongside Gareth Barry.

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Premier League - McCarthy learns from 'master' Barry
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Both players joined the Toffees on transfer deadline day in August with Everton paying £13million for McCarthy from Wigan and Barry arriving on a season-long loan from Manchester City.

Republic of Ireland international McCarthy, 22, appears to have settled quickly at Goodison Park while the Toffees have won every Premier League match Barry has played.

McCarthy told the club's official website: "He's different class.

"He was magnificent alongside me (against Hull last weekend) and it's a joy to work with him on a daily basis. You can see how much he means to the team."

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