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Tuesday’s Toffee Bites: Did Everton sell Lukaku too soon?

In today’s links: Koeman’s future, Everton eye a U23 talent, and the Blues slow start

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It’s the international break and Everton have been playing like poo. Every day feels more agonizing than the last. Will the manager still be around tomorrow? Who are they targeting in January? What tactics can save this team? We are a mess.

In case you missed it

Everton reportedly hold talks with candidate to replace Ronald Koeman
So it begins.

Ronald Koeman’s new Everton setup doesn’t solve club’s major problems
The Dutchman injected more pace into his starting XI, but it wasn’t enough.

Everton Ladies lose to Birmingham City despite impressive 2nd half
Everton Ladies lost their first away game of the season to Birmingham City Ladies.

Tuesday’s Toffee Bites

Vlasic: I Have Full Belief Blues Will Bounce Back -
Nikola Vlasic says he “believes in his team” and Everton “deserved more” than to go down to a 1-0 defeat to Burnley on Sunday.

International Blues: Who Will Be Playing And Where -
The international break sees a number of Everton players head around the globe to link up with their respective national teams.

Everton poised to offer Beni Baningime new contract - Daily Mail Online
The Congo-born holding player has been attracting attention from other Premier League clubs, including Manchester United, after a string of impressive displays for Everton's U23s.

Lukaku's value is up by almost £50million since Everton sold him - Liverpool Echo
Study claims ex-Blues striker's value has increased more than any other player in the world.

Ronald Koeman has backing of Everton chief Farhad Moshiri - The Independent
Everton manager Ronald Koeman still has the "total support" of majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri despite the club's underwhelming start to the season.

Football: Questionable recruitment at heart of Everton's troubles - The Star Online
Blah, blah, blah.

Ronald Koeman on thin ice as farcical Everton limp further into disarray - ESPN FC
The reasons for continuing with this charade are running out. Ronald Koeman is on borrowed time at Everton, as hopelessness envelops the squad.

Everton: what has gone wrong? - The Telegraph
Oh sooooo many things.

What and How to Watch

MLS: Atlanta United vs. Minnesota United, 7 p.m. ET, fuboTV
College Soccer: Northwestern vs. Notre Dame, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Akron vs. Syracuse, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Illinois-Chicago vs. Loyola-Chicago, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN3
MLB: Twins at Yankees 8:09 p.m. ET, TBS

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