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Monday’s Toffee Bites: Everton hope to make three more signings

In today’s links: the buying continues, Pickford is praised and Lukaku says goodbye

Everton v Watford - Premier League Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Holy crap. What a weekend it was on Merseyside, possibly the busiest in club history. First, Wayne Rooney was announced. Then came a suspected kit leak. Of course you have to add in the expected exit of Romelu Lukaku. And finally, news came out that Gylfi Sigurdsson was close to joining. It’s like Christmas everyday around Finch Farm!

In case you missed it

CONFIRMED: Once a Blue, always a Blue - Everton announce Wayne Rooney
The waning superstar will get a last hurrah at Goodison Park

Everton to complete signing of Gylfi Sigurdsson soon
Confirmation from solid sources about Iceland

Romelu Lukaku Thanks Everton Fans Ahead of Manchester United Move
Though the move is not official, Romelu Lukaku has thanked Everton fans with an Instagram post this evening.

Monday’s Bites

Reaction To Rooney's Return -
The social media impact of Roo's return to Goodison Park.

Lukaku: A Fond Farewell - GrandOldTeam
The Everton blog ties up Lukaku's time in blue with a bow.

Wayne Rooney's Everton return not based on sentiment says Ronald Koeman - Liverpool Echo
The gaffer knows that the boyhood Evertonian can still deliver the goods.

Kirkland: Pickford can be EFC and England no.1 for 15 years - Liverpool Echo
The former Liverpool keeper says he told the red side of town to sign the former Sunderland player 18 months ago, but they declined.

Kevin Ratcliffe says Everton won't be a surprise package - HITC
The former Toffees captain says that the Blues certainly wont have the element of surprise on their side in the coming season.

Wayne Rooney Thanks Manchester United on Instagram - Bleacher Report
He's a class act and the move seems to suit everyone involved.

What to Watch

NBA Summer League: Games all day, starting at 4:30 p.m. ET
MLB: Home Run Derby, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN
Tennis: Wimbledon, Fourth round, starting at 8:30 a.m. ET, ESPN
Everton: The club should be revealing their away kit sometime today

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