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Tuesday’s Toffee Bites: Everton poised to spend £65 million in January

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In today’s links: U23s beat Arsenal, Croatian goalkeeper snubs Everton and Barry breaks a record with West Brom.

Everton v AFC Bournemouth - Premier League Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Welcome to Oumar FC! Gone as you know it is Everton Football Club. It’s all about Oumar Niasse, baby. He’s scoring goals, pointing at balls and being an overall good dude in the process. This is made for the big screen, I tell ya! Unless Ronald Koeman prefers other strikers (he does). Ugh.

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Oumar Niasse saved Ronald Koeman from himself against Bournemouth
Koeman’s plan on Saturday was utter garbage, and he’d be on the hot seat if it weren’t for Oumar Niasse.

Tuesday’s Toffee Bites

Everton Duo Salute Record-Breaker Barry - EvertonFC
Everton duo Phil Jagielka and Leighton Baines have paid tribute to former teammate Gareth Barry after the midfielder broke the record for the most Premier League appearances.

Oumar Niasse May Have Saved His Manager's Skin - Deadspin
Oumar Niasse, the man who was eagerly thrown out into the cold by Ronald Koeman last year, came on to save the day.

Everton wanted me in the summer, claims Croatian goalkeeper - Liverpool Echo
Gent shot-stopper Lovre Kalinic says he'd have turned down move to Goodison

Everton U23s triumph in thriller against Arsenal - Liverpool Echo
But the game was overshadowed by a gruesome leg injury.

Everton to splash out £65m on Giroud and King? - The Guardian
Lots of Premier League rumours here, but the big ones have Everton spending tons of cash in January.

What and How to Watch

UEFA Champions: Sevilla vs. Maribor, 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN3
APOEL vs. Tottenham Hotspur, 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Borussia Dortmund vs. Real Madrid, 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Manchester City vs. Shakhtar Donetsk, 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Napoli vs. Feyenoord, 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Monaco vs. Porto, 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Besiktas vs. RB Leipzig, 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN3
Spartak Moscow vs. Liverpool, 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN3

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