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Monday’s Toffee Bites: Koeman says Sigurdsson deal is “close”, pants don’t catch on fire

In today’s links: reviewing the Sevilla friendly, Dowell does well on loan and the never-ending Gylfi saga

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

You did it! You made it through the final weekend before the 2017-18 Premier League season gets underway. The weekend wrapped with an inconsistent 2-2 draw against Sevilla at Goodison Park on Sunday. There were highs and lows, but most importantly, no one got hurt and the team looks ready to face Stoke next weekend.

In case you missed it

Loan interest for young Everton winger
Will Koeman keep Lookman around this season?

West Brom to try to steal away Everton midfielder
Tony Pulis wants to add some experience.

Everton 2-2 Sevilla: Sandro off the mark as Toffees end pre-season with a draw
Everton battle to draw in their final Premier League dress rehearsal.

Monday’s Bites

Koeman: "We've only spent £7m" - GrandOldTeam
The gaffer wants the media to stop saying that Everton have spent the money that they have spent.

Dowell earns rave reviews on Forest debut - ToffeeWeb
Twitter reacts to the youngsters debut on loan.

Koeman tells why McCarthy and Lennon missed final warmup game - Liverpool Echo
The midfielders were left out of the squad to face Sevilla at Goodison because they were hurt. THE MYSTERY IS OVER!

Sandro's Great Feeling -
Everton's new boy is, how the young lads say, "buzzing" to have scored for the Blues.

Everton 'close' to deal for Swansea's Sigurdsson, says Koeman - Wales Online
The midfielder has been persistently linked with a big-money move to Merseyside. It's gonna happen this week, right?

What to Watch

Primeira Liga: Portimonense vs. Boavista, 12 p.m. ET, fuboTV
Feirense vs. Tondela, 2 p.m. ET, fuboTV
Rio Ave vs. Belenenses, 4 p.m. ET, fuboTV
MLB: Cardinals vs. Royals, 8:15 p.m. ET
Cubs vs. Giants, 10 p.m. ET, ESPN
Joan Gamper Trophy: Barcelona vs. Chapecoense, 2:30 p.m. ET, Barca TV

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