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Tuesday’s Toffee Bites: Everton nearly named Frank de Boer manager

Everton eye a Sheffield teen, Barkley deletes Instagram and Holgate educates Pickford

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Crystal Palace Unveil Their New Manager Frank de Boer Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images

Everton spoiled us a couple of weeks ago by signing Jordan Pickford and Davvy Klassen in one day. Since then, rumors have swirled and news reports have been shot down, but no new players have been seen holding the blue shirt.

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Tuesday’s Bites

Williams: Koeman wants to push us on - ToffeeWeb
The centerback speaks about his manager and his coaching style

Quiz: How many can you name? - GrandOldTeam
Everton have had 210 players don the blue shirt in the Premier League. It's up to you to name them all.

Pickford Doing His Everton Homework -
Mason Holgate has been teaching his new teammate all about the Toffees

Why Ross Barkley should commit to Everton and knuckle down - NSNO
A fellow Everton blog’s opinion on the ongoing Barkley sage

Update on Lukaku's Chelsea move and other transfer bits - Daily Mail Online
You need to scroll down a bit on this one for some quick Everton transfer news

Everton weigh up bid for Sheffield United teenager David Brooks - The Telegraph
Everton have shown an interest in Sheffield United teenager David Brooks and are considering a bid for the midfielder during this transfer window.

A review of Tom Cleverley's brief time at Everton - Liverpool Echo
The midfielder officially joins Watford this weekend

Everton interested in Las Palmas defender Lemos - Daily Mail Online
He would be plan B if the move for Keane falls through.

Crystal Palace boss admits he was 'quite close' to joining Everton - Croydon Advertiser
Frank de Boer was introduced as Crystal Palace manager and told the press that he nearly became the Everton gaffer last summer.

Barkley deletes Instagram account - Liverpool Echo
No more black and white photos of Everton's diamond

This day in history

1880 - Helen Keller born

1954 - FIFA World Cup quarterfinal match between Hungary and Brazil turns violent. Three players are ejected and further fighting continuing after the game.

2007 - Tony Blair resigns as British Prime Minister

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What to watch

Football: U21 Euros semi-finals, starts at noon ET
MLB: Angels @ Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. ET
Tennis: Women’s Aegon International, Round of 64
Men’s Antalya Cup
College World Series: Florida vs. LSU, Finals Game 2, 8 p.m. ET

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