Everton don’t have a game for a few more days, but there is plenty of news around Goodison Park and Finch Farm these days. The Blues higher-ups have identified their ideal managerial target. Meanwhile, scouts for the club have their eyes on both teens and established seniors to reinforce the team. Hoo-boy! Maybe this season isn’t going to be so bad after all.
In case you missed it
Everton scout German international ahead of possible transfer
The search for a defender ramps up.
Watford deny Everton's first attempt to hire Marco Silva
Club have refused to allow manager to talk to Everton.
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We review Jim Keoghan’s latest voyage through Everton’s long and storied history.
Tuesday’s Toffee Bites
Goodison Sleepout Raises Almost £40,000 - EvertonFC.com
Friday's Goodison Sleepout, which saw David Unsworth, Everton's Under-23s players and a group of Blues supporters spend a night in the stadium, has raised almost £40,000 for Everton in the Community.
Top-Drawer Kenny Can Be Blues Leader, Says Baines - EvertonFC.com
Leighton Baines has hailed the impact of Jonjoe Kenny - and backed the Kirkdale-born defender to one day become a leader in Everton’s first team.
Everton FC tracking pair of left-backs - Daily Post
Halstenberg and Shaw on the radar, as well as young Owls striker Hirst.
Everton's manager search has to be determined by their ambition - Liverpool Echo
Michael Ball on a decision that ranks as one of the most important of recent times.
Phil Neville backs David Unsworth for Everton job - Sky Sports
Phil Neville believes David Unsworth deserves the chance to prove himself as Everton manager.
What and How to Watch
World Cup Qualifying: Senegal vs South Africa, 2:30 p.m. ET, beIN Sports
Burkina Faso vs Cape Verde Islands, 2:30 p.m. ET, beIN Sports
Ireland vs Denmark, 2:45 p.m. ET, FS2
Men’s Friendly: Argentina vs Nigeria, 11:30 a.m. ET, beIN Sports
Slovakia vs Norway, 12 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Russia vs Spain, 1:45 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Belgium vs Japan, 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Germany vs France, 2:$5 p.m. ET, ESPN2
Austria vs Uruguay, 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN3
England vs Brazil, 3 p.m. ET, fuboTV
Portugal vs United States, FS1
NHL: Capitals at Predators, 8 p.m. ET, NBCSN
NBA: Raptors at Rockets, 8 p.m. ET, NBA TV