Things have been relatively quiet around Everton this week. The biggest news? Ross Barkley is still rumored to be on his way out, but how much will the Toffees rake in for him? They want £50 million, but no one is willing to pay it. Ah, what a mess.
Onto the other news you need to get your day started...
In case you missed it
Tottenham and Everton bickering over Ross Barkley price?
Barkley’s only suitor thinks he’s worth less than Moussa Sissoko
Aiden McGeady likely leaving Everton for Sunderland
The Irish winger’s unremarkable time on Merseyside appears to be at an end
Strictly business? Goals not love will be lost if Lukaku leaves - ToffeeWeb
Rom is by far the most polarizing Everton player in some time
Walker Cannot Wait For Full-Time Schedule - EvertonFC.com
The Lady Blues have added their third full-time player since rejoining the top tier of English football
Deulofeu, a surprise Juve target - Sportmediaset
This one is in Italian, so it's a little tough to make out. But basically, Geri may end up with Barcelona, AC Milan, Juventus or even Roma. It’s anyone’s guess.
Royal Blue Podcast: The New Everton - Liverpool Echo
The Echo crew discuss the expected signings of Sandro and Keane as well as the upward trajectory of the club as a whole.
The Emergence of Steve Walsh - GrandOldTeam
It's not tradition, but the addition of Walsh as Director of Football has proved to be a wise investment at Everton
Toffees target Nikola Kalinic wants to quit Fiorentina - talkSPORT
Kalinic has told Fiorentina he wants to leave this summer, according to reports in Italy
LFC and EFC fans call for S*n boycott in ALL shops in the country - Liverpool Echo
A motion will be voted on this weekend which could see boycotts "breaking out everywhere"
The weekend ahead
The summer transfer window officially opens on Saturday. That means that there could be a whole lot of player movement. Sandro Ramirez and Michael Keane may officially become Toffees. Meanwhile, Tom Cleverley will surely exit for Watford, Gerard Deulofeu could also leave for greener pastures, and Aiden McGeady is expected to join Sunderland.
What to Watch
UEFA Euro U21: Spain vs. Germany, final, 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPNU
MLB: Yankees @ Astros, 8:10 p.m.
MLS: Real Salt Lake vs. Orlando City SC, 9:30 p.m., ESPN
WNBA: Minnesota Lynx vs. Phoenix Mercury, 10 p.m.
Golf: Quicken Loans National, Round 2, 7:15 a.m. ET
Thanks for your continued support of Royal Blue Mersey! Have a great weekend!