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Wednesday’s Toffee Bites: Should Everton now pursue depth on the wings?

In today’s links: Barry thanks the fans, the U23s lose and the ladies win!

Everton v Sevilla - Pre Season Friendly Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images

It sure sounds like the Sigurdsson deal will finally get done today. It took long enough! But the important thing is that it is getting finished and he will be available in league games relatively soon. Hopefully, this is the first domino to fall, and now Everton can truly pursue a striker and some help on the defense.

In case you missed it

Everything you need to know about Hajduk Split, Everton’s Europa League opponent
The Croatian side are not to be trifled with - on or off the pitch.

West Brom confirm Gareth Barry signing
Veteran midfielder will be sorely missed.

Gylfi Sigurdsson set to undergo medical ahead of Everton transfer
The horse may finally be dead.

Wednesday’s Bites

Can Everton afford to wait for Yannick Bolasie to return? - Liverpool Echo
Ronald Koeman's side is short on the pace and direct wing play Bolasie brings.

Barry Thanks 'Brilliant' Everton Fans - EvertonFC.com
The seasoned midfielder leaves with oodles of class. Thanks, Gareth!

Ladies Earn Comfortable Blackburn Win - EvertonFC.com
The female Toffees started off the preseason with a win!

What Will Everton Actually Get From Gylfi Sigurdsson? - Deadspin
The long-awaited move has happened. Now what?

Donkor's display not enough for Everton in the Checkatrade Trophy - Liverpool Echo
Blues Under-23s are beaten 2-1 at Notts County in their opening group match. Woof.

Seamus Coleman, Duncan Ferguson help EFC donate house for teenagers - ESPN FC
Full-back Seamus Coleman and club legend Duncan Ferguson were among the donors as Everton raised £244,400 to buy a house for local homeless teenagers.

What to Watch

MLS: Montreal Impact vs. Chicago Fire, 7:30 p.m. ET, MLS Live
NASL: Jacksonville Armada vs. Puerto Rico, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN3
USL: Charlotte Independence vs. Bethlehem Steel, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Orlando City II vs. Ottawa Fury, 7:30 p.m. ET, YouTube
NWSL: Boston Breakers vs. Houston Dash, 7:30 p.m. ET, go90
Chicago Red Stars vs. Seattle Reign, 8 p.m. ET, go90
Kansas City vs. Portland Thorns, 8 p.m. Et, go90
UEFA Champions League: Napoli vs. Nice, 2:45 p.m. ET, FS1
Celtic vs. Astana, 2:45 p.m. ET, FS2
Supercopa de España: Real Madrid vs. Barcelona, 5 p.m. ET, ESPN2

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