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Friday’s Toffee Bites: Justin Kluivert would be a good fit at Everton

In today’s news: Preparing for West Ham, Rooney’s demands and Keane loves to dance.

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Of all of the Everton-related transfer rumours that have come out prior to the summer, this Justin Kluivert talk is some of the most logical. He’s a talented youngster that wants to make a move to a bigger league. However, he would probably end up on limited minutes for one of England’s top clubs.

Everton, on the other hand, has shown a desire to play young players, give them a chance to develop and allow them to move on if they feel they have outgrown Merseyside.

Kluivert is said to have plenty of suitors, and why wouldn’t he? He already has name recognition thanks to his father and he has been a steady player in his own right. It’s possible he is drawn to the bright lights in Manchester or elsewhere in Europe. For the good of his career, Goodison Park could be his best choice.

Plus it appears his agent Mino Raiola has had a falling out with Manchester United (possibly over the Paul Pogba & Romelu Lukaku deals?) which then puts the youngster in Everton’s sights.

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Friday’s Toffee Bites

Tosun Thanks ‘Special’ Evertonians For Support -
Cenk Tosun has credited Everton’s “special” fans for helping him feel at home at the Club and says their vociferous support has played a part in him adjusting to English football.

Stat Pack: Blues Bring Up 1,000 Premier League Games -
Ahead of the final Premier League clash with former Blues boss David Moyes’ Hammers, provides the facts and figures from down the years.

Wayne Rooney wants Everton manager clarification before deciding future - The Guardian
It may be possible for the lifelong Blue to stay at Goodison Park, but it certainly seems to go against all of the odds.

Everton’s Michael Keane Does ‘The Floss’ - BBC Sport
Michael Keane is hip. He’s cool. He’s just like you, kiddos.

Everton to send official for attacker, transfer talks to commence - Sport Witness
Fanatik report Everton will attend Galatasaray’s last two games of the season in order to get a further lowdown on Garry Rodrigues.

Mourinho fallout prompts Raiola to push client to Everton - TEAMtalk
Manchester United may miss out on Ajax wonderkid Justin Kluivert, after a breakdown in relations with the players agent Mino Raiola, according to reports.

What and How to Watch

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UEFA U17 Euros: Spain vs Germany, 2 p.m. ET, ESPN3
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Colorado Springs vs Las Vegas Lights, 9 p.m. ET, ESPN+, YouTube
NHL: Capitals vs Lightning, game 1, 8 p.m. ET, NBCSN
MLB: White Sox at Cubs, 2:20 p.m. ET, MLBN
Athletics at Yankees, 7:05 p.m. ET, MLBN
Red Sox at Blue Jays, 7:07 p.m. ET, MLBN

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