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Monday’s Toffee Bites: Everton closing in on Ligue 1 defender

In today’s links: Toffees scouting Charlton youngster, Sandro wants Malaga return and previewing Swansea

Everton v Huddersfield Town - Premier League Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images

You smell that? It’s the fresh air of another match day morning. It’s such a different aroma than what wafted around Goodison Park just several weeks ago. Instead of sewage and stale mayonnaise, we now get hints of lavender and fresh cut cedar. Gone are the port-o-pots and in their place are Yankee Candle kiosks. Let’s hope the good times keep on rolling on Monday against bottom-dwelling Swans.

In case you missed it

Q&A with Swansea City blog SOS Fanzine
Everton host the Swans on Monday evening.

Everton could battle Brighton for Celtic’s Moussa Dembele
Blues still need an established striker, but is the youngster the target?

Sigurdsson happy with Everton’s recent improvement
Confidence boost will lead to better performances.]

Friday’s Toffee Bites

Malaga Boss Believes Everton's Sandro Has Desire to Return -
News from around the web, including the possible exit of Sandro Ramirez.

Everton scout watches Charlton Athletic youngster Ezri Konsa - Liverpool Echo
Blues run the rule over 20-year-old ahead of January move.

Allardyce warns against complacency ahead Everton's clash with Swansea - Daily Post
The Blues have taken 10 points from their last four Premier League games.

Everton's turnaround driven by consistency and faith in youth - ESPN FC
The Blues have enjoyed a swift revival under Sam Allardyce, who has delivered organisation, but the key may be his trust in Everton's youngsters.

How Everton should line up against Swansea - Liverpool Echo
Echo writers pick their teams for Welsh side's visit to Goodison Park.

Everton 'close to signing £20m defender' - Daily Post
The Blues are also linked with Christian Benteke and Steven N'Zonzi.

What and How to Watch

Premier League: Everton vs Swansea City
La Liga: Malaga vs Real Betis
NFL: Falcons at Buccaneers, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
NBA: Celtics at Pacers, 7 p.m. ET, NBA TV
Warriors at Lakers, 10:30 p.m. ET, NBA TV

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