Your daily dose of Everton news and rumors
Everton made their annual Christmas visit to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital yesterday, bringing happiness and cheer to the patients and their families. Click here for the picture gallery. [EFC]
A former star striker is predicting that current striker Richarlison is the real deal playing up top for the Blues. [Goal]
The FA Cup will eliminate the replay for the Fifth Round starting this season, with the tied games going to extra time then penalties as necessary. [Mirror]
Looking to participate in raising funds for the People’s Place? Consider attending the EitC Gala Dinner in February and meet the players and manager in a black tie event. [People’s Place]
Some quick transfer rumours too. Apparently Everton and West Ham United target Brazilian striker Gabigol is in the process of applying for a work permit to be eligible to play in the Premier League. [Sport Witness]
Apparently soon-to-be free agent Paris St Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot has already got an agreement in place with Barcelona, which should mean that Andre Gomes and possibly Riqui Puig could both be headed out permanently. [Le Parisien]
If you missed it, this week’s episode of ‘Backstage Blues’ looks at the Toffees’ trip to Manchester City.
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It’ll be a quiet day in the world of football as we gear up for a hectic holiday season across most of the major leagues, with Everton taking on Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park on Sunday.