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Thursday’s Toffee Bites: Arsenal legend Henry expects good things from Rooney’s Everton

In today’s links: Holgate working hard to improve, could Everton pivot to Lanzini, and the Blues history on opening day.

Manchester United v Arsenal Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images

The Premier League starts tomorrow! OK, Everton doesn’t take the pitch until the weekend, but still. There is football that counts within the next 48 hours. This is reason to celebrate. I highly recommend doing so by reading through online news.

In case you missed it

Everton English Premier League Season Preview: Under-23s
The youth setup is stronger than ever before.

Everton English Premier League Season Preview: Defensive Tactics
How will the Blues play out from the back?

Everton English Premier League Fantasy Preview
A guide to the Evertonians in the upcoming fantasy Premier League season.

Thursday’s Bites

Five Opening Day Triumphs -
With the season opener looming, the team website looks back at Everton's history in the first game of the year.

Could Everton's collapsing Sigurdsson move be bad news for West Ham? - HITC
Everton were once linked with West Ham United's Manuel Lanzini.

Corinthians striker Jo regrets missed Everton opportunity - Daily Mail Online
Former Manchester City and Everton striker Jo says he failed to make the most of his opportunities in the Premier League due to immaturity and a lack of focus.

Why over 1.5million fans watched Everton play Sevilla - Liverpool Echo
Blues enjoy bumper audience through streaming friendly match on Facebook Live. Ya know, like a 21st Century club should do.

Thierry Henry backs Wayne Rooney to end Everton trophy drought - Liverpool Echo
The Arsenal legend thinks Roo can carry the Toffees to great things.

Mason Holgate - I'm developing the skills to become a top full-back - Liverpool Echo
Everton defender working on his game in the final third.

What to Watch

NWSL: Kansas City vs. North Carolina Courage, 8 p.m. ET, go90
EFL Cup: Bury vs. Sunderland, 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Friendly: Sevilla vs. Roma, 4 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Preseason NFL: Falcons at Dolphins, 7 p.m. ET
Redskins at Ravens, 7:30 p.m. ET
Eagles at Packers, 8 p.m. ET
MLB: Royals at Cardinals, 7:15 p.m. ET
Dodgers at Diamondbacks, 9:40 p.m. ET
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