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Monday’s Toffee Bites: Everton eyeing Chelsea’s Loïc Rémy

In today’s links: a sketchy Van Dijk to Everton rumor, EFC threaten LFC and Walcott-mania

Chelsea v Everton - Premier League Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images

Ah! Another week as a fan of “New Everton”, the money-rich, big spenders who keep on being linked to every footballer in the world. No business was done over the weekend, but the Toffees were connected to defenders and strikers galore. The big thing to keep an eye out for: If Barkley is going, he’s going soon. Man your stations! The Blues could be preparing for their second massive sale of the summer. Not so sure if that’s a good thing or a bad thing.

In case you missed it

Spurs want Barkley done before preseason tour
Speed is of the essence for the London club now

Everton reprise interest in Theo Walcott
A real winger? Yes please.

Everton bid for young Bundesliga defender
Blues continue search for defensive cover.

Monday’s Bites

Koeman seeks finishing touch to Everton’s £150m spending spree - The Guardian
Everton's busy transfer window is still missing that one marquee signing.

Loic Remy 'set to leave Chelsea this summer' - Sky Sports
Everton, along with Marseille, are mentioned as interested parties in the pursuit of the out-of-favor French striker. Allow me to speak for all Evertonians...."Nah, we good."

Why Everton have a big call to make over Kieran Dowell this summer - Liverpool Echo
The talented 19-year-old midfielder made his senior team debut back in 2014 and featured again in 2016. But under Koeman, the youngster has been stuck in the U23 side.

Liverpool target Virgil van Dijk could join Toffees -
Normally, this would be a headline-worthy source, but we're doubting the source. Still, it makes for fun reading if not to just ruffles some red feathers.

Keane Already Feels At Home At Everton - EvertonFC.
The young centerback, recently transferred from Burnley, has had little trouble fitting in with the Blues.

Everton fans react on Twitter to Theo Walcott speculation - HITC
Opinions are mixed on both the idea of adding the pacey Arsenal winger as well as dishing out the considerable transfer fee.

Everton are a real and credible threat to Liverpool - Mirror Online
Oh, yeah. That is the good stuff right there. What's that? It's a opinion piece that means nothing? Sorry, can't hear you over my confirmation bias.

What to Watch

UEFA Women’s Euros: Italy vs. Russia, 12 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Germany vs. Sweden, 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Club Friendlies: Sturm Graz vs. West Ham United, 12:30 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Cruz Azul vs. Porto, 9:55 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Real Salt Lake vs. Manchester United, 10 p.m. ET, ESPN2
MLB: Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN
WNBA: Indiana Fever vs. Los Angeles Sparks, 10:30 p.m. ET

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