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Thursday’s Toffee Bites: Rooney-mania

Today in Everton news: it’s all about Rooney, Dobson’s thoughts on Keane and Schneiderlin’s thoughts on his ManU teammate.

Wayne Rooney Testimonial: Manchester United v Everton Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images

There’s no getting around it. Wayne Rooney is all anyone wants to talk about. Will he join Everton? Should he? Is it good for the Blues? Is it good for Rooney? Just about every outlet has weighed in and we have most of those opinions linked below.

What are your thoughts? Put a comment down below and we can bounce it back and forth.

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Tabloids report United and Everton discussing Rooney/Lukaku swap
Get your popcorn, the rumours are positively ‘sensational’ this evening

Thursday’s Bites

Blues Have Bagged A Great All-Rounder In Keane - EvertonFC.com
Martin Dobson gives his feedback on the addition of Michael Keane

What Everton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin said about Wayne Rooney - HITC
Soon after Schneiderlin’s move to Everton, the French midfielder issued a fierce defence of his former teammate at Old Trafford.

Royal Blue Podcast: Wayne Rooney transfer special - Liverpool Echo
The podcast crew at The Echo discuss the possibility of Rooney rejoining Everton

The case for Wayne Rooney - GrandOldTeam
Fellow Everton blog explains why adding Rooney makes senses

'A new Everton is threatening to emerge' - Liverpool Echo
The National Press have been reacting to Goodison Park spending spree

Would any of Everton's new signings make Liverpool's starting line-up? - The Independent
Do you really care? Yes, yes you do.

Wayne Rooney a risk too far for big-spending Everton - Goal.com
Some are in favor of Rooney joining the Blues. Others? Not so much.

It’s an Everton birthday!

Happy 27th birthday to Magaye Gueye! The winger was an Everton player from June 2010 when he joined from Strasbourg until July 2014 when he headed to Millwall. During his time he made 24 total appearances and scored one goal for the Blues. Here’s a story from HITC that is a couple months old and updates you on Gueye’s progress since leaving Merseyside.

What to Watch

MLS: Sporting KC vs. Philadelphia Union, 8:30 p.m. ET
USL: Tampa Bay Rowdies vs. Cincinnati FC, 8 p.m. ET, ESPNU, YouTube
MLB: Brewers @ Cubs, 2:10 p.m. ET
Tennis: Wimbledon, 3rd round, 6:30 a.m. ET, ESPN3
Cycling: Tour de France, stage 6, 6 a.m. ET, NBCSN

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