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Wednesday’s Toffee Bites: Everton’s Vlasic is showing his worth with Croatia

In today’s links: Moshiri plans an overhaul, George called up to Lionesses, and the Ladies FA Cup match gets a location.

Croatia v Greece - FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier Play-Off: First Leg Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images

It is becoming an all too common of a theme as of late. Everton brings a talented youngster into the fold only to have a manager quickly lose faith, yank him out of the squad and seem him succeed, at least to modest amounts, elsewhere. Kieran Dowell is thriving with Nottingham Forest. Ademola Lookman has had his moments with Red Bull Leipzig. And now we see Nikola Vlasic with a brace for the Croatian kids.

With Everton’s league position nearly wrapped up, it would be neat to see the younger Blues get a run in the team. Not necessarily Tom Davies or Jonjoe Kenny. We’ve seen plenty of them and know that, at the very least, they are quality depth pieces. Lets find out more about Vlasic and any of the other kids that are too good for the U23s in the season’s final weeks.

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Wednesday’s Toffee Bites

Blues' young stars in international action - ToffeeWeb
A number of Everton's talented young players were in international action Tuesday, with Nikola Vlasic scoring a brace for Croatia U21s.

Everton aim to ditch Allardyce, appoint Fonseca in off-season overhaul - Mirror Online
Blues splashed the cash massively last summer but had to turn to the proven relegation escapologist to save their skins.

George Named In Lionesses Squad -
Everton Ladies centre-back Gabby George has been called up to the England squad for their FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifiers against Wales and Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Ladies' FA Cup Semi-Final To Be Played At Marine -
Everton Ladies' SSE Women’s FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal will be played at Blue Girls' former home – the Marine Travel Arena – on Sunday 15 April.

Who should definitely leave Everton this summer - Liverpool Echo
The podcast crew at the Echo discuss who should leave and who should get another shot at Everton next season.

What and How to Watch

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