At last, the weekend is nearly here. It’s been so long since the last time Everton played that I have successfully convinced myself that they are really, really good. Everything’s gonna be fine. I mean, we play Brighton, right? Pshh, piece of cake.
In case you missed it
Toffees Mailbag: Sigurdsson, Lookman, Koeman’s obstinence and more
Answering your relevant, and irreverent, Everton questions.
Everton lock down midfielder despite United interest
Youngster signs new deal to stay with the Toffees.
Friday’s Toffee Bites
Everton Ladies win 3-0 over Doncaster - EvertonFC.com
Everton Ladies kicked off their Continental Cup campaign in style with a 3-0 win over Doncaster Rovers Belles at the Keepmoat Stadium.
Blues given no chance in move for Dutch striker - Liverpool Echo
A round-up of EFC transfer rumours and speculation from around the web
How Everton FC players reacted after Burnley setback - Daily Post
Nikola Vlasic said words were exchanged after 1-0 home defeat.
Former EFC boss Moyes favourite to become new Scotland boss - Liverpool Echo
Ex-Blues manager being backed for return to the dugout.
Everton midfielder Tom Davies meets his Mini-Me | Daily Mail Online
Everton and England Under 21 star Tom Davies already has thousands of youngsters wanting to follow in his footsteps - and it appears at least one of them wants to look like him too.
Niasse: I'm settling in very well now - ToffeeWeb
Oumar Niasse says that he feels blessed despite his challenges so far at Everton, a positive outlook that has helped him finally settle at the club.
What and How to Watch
La Liga: Espanyol vs Levante, 3 p.m. ET, beIN Sports
Bundesliga: VfB Stuffgart vs. FC Köln, 2:30 p.m. ET, FS2
Ligue 1: Olympique Lyon vs. Monaco, 2:45 p.m. ET, beIN Sports
U17 World Cup: Guinea vs Germany, 7:30 a.m. ET, FS2
Costa Rica vs Iran, 7:30 a.m. ET, fuboTV
Niger vs Brazil, 10:30 a.m. ET, FS2
Spain vs North Korea, 10:30 a.m. ET, fuboTV
Liga MX: Peubla vs Querétaro, 8 p.m. ET, fuboTV
Tijuana vs Veracruz, 10 p.m. ET, fuboTV
Championship: Birmingham City vs Cardiff City, 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Bristol City vs Burton Albion, 2:45 p.m. ET