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Friday’s Toffee Bites: Everton’s search for left backs includes Cresswell and Shaw

In today’s links: Walcott’s upcoming debut, Stekelenburg returns and the latest transfer news

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Everton’s transfer window still feels incomplete. A few weeks ago, Sam Allardyce told us to expect 2-3 signings this month. Welp, with less than two weeks to go, we have two attackers in the door. That leaves the possibility of one mystery signing remaining.

So, of the realistic players that have been mentioned, who is the preferred option of Evertonians?

Poll

Which left back would you like to see Everton sign?

This poll is closed

  • 44%
    Luke Shaw
    (75 votes)
  • 8%
    Aaron Cresswell
    (15 votes)
  • 4%
    Patrick van Aanholt
    (8 votes)
  • 4%
    Alex Telles
    (7 votes)
  • 34%
    Juan Bernat
    (58 votes)
  • 2%
    someone else (comment below)
    (4 votes)
167 votes total Vote Now

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Friday’s Toffee Bites

Goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg closing in on return to fitness - Liverpool Echo
Dutchman been sidelined with groin problem for over three months.

Walcott Can't Wait To Meet Goodison Crowd - EvertonFC.com
Theo Walcott is hoping to make his Everton debut against West Brom on Saturday – so he can experience having the Goodison Park crowd behind him.

Everton's lack of identity irking supporters - Sky Sports
With the help of Everton supporters, Johnny Phillips takes an in-depth look at the current feeling of discomfort at Goodison Park.

Alzheimer's sufferer remembers his Everton hero Derek Temple - Liverpool Echo
In a touching moment which left onlookers in tears, Blues fan Dave instantly recognised his hero at Goodison Park, despite suffering with dementia.

Man United want new deals for Marcos Rojo and David de Gea - Daily Mail Online
Buried in this story is a listen of left backs that Everton are said to be targeting.

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