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Thursday’s Toffee Bites: Everton miss out on Juventus midfielder

In today’s links: Kenwright is OK with Barkley’s move, Jags speaks about tactics and more on Tosun

Juventus v Genoa CFC - TIM Cup Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images

Farhad Moshiri needs to get it together. Everton’s majority shareholder talks a big game...when he does actually talk. But he also puts his foot in his mouth a lot. Transparency from public figures is always welcome, but don’t get yourself into hot water every time to speak up. No matter how frustrated you may be from the transfers of Romelu Lukaku and Ross Barkley, sometimes it’s better to just say the boring, generic thing. You’ll be much happier for it.

In case you missed it

Romelu Lukaku to seek legal advice over Moshiri’s “voodoo” claims
Man Utd striker distances himself from comments made by Everton’s majority shareholder.

Holgate could face suspension over ‘homophobic tweets’
Tweets were sent from his account several years ago but could still land the defender in trouble.

Everton forward could return from injury sooner than expected
Onyekuru will not need surgery after all

Thursday’s Toffee Bites

Former Blue Backs 'Magical' Tosun To Be Hit At Everton -
Former Everton midfielder Don Hutchison is certain Cenk Tosun “will be a success” at Goodison Park.

Boss Wants Us To Attack, Says Jagielka -
Phil Jagielka says “clever” Sam Allardyce has Everton “moving in the right direction” and the manager is urging his team to add offensive intent to their defensive ballast.

Everton FC 'fail with bid' for Juventus star - Daily Post
Sam Allardyce has already brought Cenk Tosun to Goodison Park but is looking at other options.

Everton chairman satisfied with Barkley's £15m Chelsea move - BBC Sport
Everton chairman Bill Kenwright has "no concerns" over Ross Barkley's £15m move to Chelsea, following complaints by Liverpool's mayor.

'Steve Walsh needs to step up to the mark' - Liverpool Echo
View from the Gwladys Street with the Chair of EFC Shareholders' Association.

Liverpool mayor defends £280m loan to Everton for stadium scheme - The Guardian
Joe Anderson has defended the city council’s decision to lend Everton £280m to help build a stadium.

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