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Wednesday’s Toffee Bites: Everton named favorites to sign Benteke

In today’s links: the Rooney and Lukaku analysis continues, Dyson goes out on loan and the bookies put EFC in pole position for the Crystal Palace striker

Everton v Crystal Palace - Premier League Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

So much confusion surrounds Everton Football Club as the team heads to Tanzania. They have spent a boatload of cash this summer on an influx of talent. Yet some continue to debate whether it was spent wisely or not. Only time will give us that answer. But one thing is for sure: Everton mean business. They want who they want and they are willing to pay to make it happen. That is the action of a “big club”, something Everton aspire to and now seem closer to achieving than every before.

In case you missed it

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A look at the wages currently being picked up by Everton players shows the club means serious business.

Boss admits Everton target could leave, but only on their terms
Paul Clement will fight to keep midfielder at Swansea.

Wednesday’s Bites

Everton Royal Blue Podcast: Rooney in, Lukaku out, who's next - Liverpool Echo
Something to listen to today. The Echo Podcast crew discusses Everton's window so far.

Situation vacant: Everton striker - GrandOldTeam
Sandro Ramirez is through the door, but the Toffees need more help up top.

Ladies Bolster Goalkeeping Options - EvertonFC.com
Everton keeps building up its ladies team.

LUKAKU vs ROONEY: Who Got The Better Deal? - The True Geordie
The YouTube legend, and noted Newcastle fan, breaks down the latest transfer news with a heartfelt talk about Bradley Lowery towards the end.

Stubbs: Everton have made Liverpool jealous this transfer window - Liverpool Echo
Former Everton skipper believes Blues are on their way up.

Everton installed as favourites to sign Benteke - Croydon Advertiser
Bet Victor have Everton as 3/1 favorites for the Crystal Palace striker. Chelsea are second at 14/1 and West Ham United come third at 16/1.

Everton striker Calum Dyson set for Plymouth loan - HITC
Reports indicate that the 20-year-old Everton forward is being lined up for a loan to the League One side.

What to Watch

Tennis: Wimbledon, Men’s Quarterfinals, starting at 8 a.m. ET, ESPN
NASL: Jacksonville Armada vs. Puerto Rico, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN3
CONCACAF Gold Cup: Panama vs. Nicaragua, 6:30 p.m. ET, FS1
United States vs. Martinique, 9 p.m. ET, FS1
US Open Cup: Miami vs. Cincinnati, 7:30 p.m. ET, USsoccer.com

FOOTBALL IS BACK! Sort of. Head to LivesoccerTV.com for full listings

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