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Thursday’s Toffee Bites: Steven Pienaar calls it a career

In today’s links: Martina is happy at Everton, Pickford backs Gana and Arteta for manager?

Everton v Fulham - Premier League Photo by Paul Thomas/Getty Images

Steven Pienaar’s football career ended with a whimper because of some lackluster appearances for Sunderland and Bidvest Wits. But he will always be remembered as an outstanding Everton player during the David Moyes era of the club. Thanks for the 26 goals and 48 assists across 229 appearances, Steve-O. Happy retirement!

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Thursday’s Toffee Bites

Everton defender Mangala posts on Instagram after undergoing surgery - HITC
On-loan Everton defender Eliaquim Mangala could be ruled out for the rest of the season.

Mikel Arteta and Everton's hunt for a 'fearless, ruthless' manager - Liverpool Echo
Ruthless and fearless are hot commodities in the managerial game.

Steven Pienaar Announces Retirement From Football After 18-Year Career - SI.com
The former Everton winger hangs up his cleats.

Martina Savouring Being A Blue - EvertonFC.com
Everton full-back Cuco Martina says he is relishing playing for “a big Club with a big history”.

Pickford: Gana Always Gives Us A Chance - EvertonFC.com
Jordan Pickford says Everton know they have "got every chance” of succeeding when midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye is in top form.

What and How to Watch

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Seattle Sounders vs Santa Tecla, 10 p.m. ET, fuboTV
Premier League: Arsenal vs Manchester City, 2:45 p.m. ET, NBCSN
La Liga: Real Betis vs Real Sociedad, 1:30 p.m. ET, fuboTV
Las Palmas vs Barcelona, 3 p.m. ET, fuboTV
Deportivo Alaves vs Levante, 3:30 p.m. ET, fuboTV
SheBelieves Cup: United States vs Germany, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN2
Coupe de France: Caen vs Olumpique Lyonnais, 3 p.m. ET, fuboTV
NBA: 76ers at Cavaliers, 8 p.m. ET, TNT
Timberwolves at Trail Blazers, 10:30 p.m. ET, TNT
NHL: Penguins at Bruins, 7 p.m. ET, NBCSN
Blackhawks at Sharks, 10 p.m. ET, NBCSN

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