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Friday’s Toffee Bites: Everton become betting favorites to sign Leicester’s Slimani

In today’s links: Everton linked to four players and some follow up on their Europa League journey.

Everton v Leicester City - Premier League Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images

Everton are through to the Europa League group stage and a large reason why is the play of the summer signees. Jordan Pickford was a stud in goal. Michael Keane continues to impress. And Gylfi Sigurdsson scored a wonder goal to put the stamp on the 3-1 win on aggregate over Hajduk Split

In case you missed it

Everton 1-1 Hajduk Split: Sigurdsson stars as Blues head to group stage
Tie ends 3-1 on aggregate in favor of the Toffees.

Six Everton youth called up to England Under-21 squad
Under-20 World Cup winners make the step up.

Pickford, Keane get England call up
Southgate announces his World Cup qualifiers squad.

Friday’s Bites

Who Everton Could Face In The Group Stage -
Everton will discover who they will tackle in the Europa League group stage on Friday.

Everton to rival Newcastle for Belgium midfielder - Liverpool Echo
The 23-year-old midfielder from Sampdoria is valued around £19 million.

Raul Jimenez linked with whopping £45m move - Daily Star
Everton may have to battle a Chinese club for Jimenez, but if that price tag is true the Blues won't be interested.

Bookies make Everton surprise favorites to sign Leicester's Slimani - HITC
The Leicester City star would be a useful addition to the Everton squad.

Everton could make late swoop for Lucas Perez -
Everton could scupper Deportivo La Coruna’s transfer plans with a late offer for Arsenal’s Lucas Perez, according to reports.

What to Watch

MLS: New York Red Bulls vs. New York City FC, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN
Men’s College Soccer: Providence vs. North Carolina, 7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN3
San Diego vs. Notre Dame, 7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Women’s Soccer: Penn State vs. Arkansas, 7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN3
La Liga: Real Sociedad vs. Villarreal, 2:15 p.m. ET, fuboTV
Real Betis vs. Celta de Vigo, 4 p.m. ET, fuboTV
Bundesliga: Köln vs. Hamburger SV, 2:30 p.m. ET, fuboTV
Ligue 1: Paris St-Germain vs. Saint-Étienne, 2:45 p.m. ET, beIN Sports
Championship: Bristol City vs. Aston Villa, 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Hull City vs. Bolton Wanderers, 2:45 p.m. ET

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