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Everton welcome keeper Wessels

Everton FC manager David Moyes has bolstered his squad ahead of their UEFA Cup campaign with the signing of experienced goalkeeper Stefan Wessels from 1.FC Koln.

Everton FC manager David Moyes has bolstered his squad with the capture of experienced German goalkeeper Stefan Wessels from 1. FC Köln.

'Very exciting league'
The 28-year-old has signed a one-year deal at Goodison Park after leaving the German second-division side on a free transfer. "It is the first time I have played for a club outside of Germany but the English Premier League is a very exciting league and I am looking forward to my time here at Everton," said Wessels, who played 96 league games for Köln. He will provide experienced cover for Everton's first-choice keeper Tim Howard following the summer departure of Richard Wright to West Ham United FC. Everton will enter the UEFA Cup in the first round on 20 September.