Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours
After the long holiday weekend, the transfer rumour mill picked up with a vengeance yesterday, with plenty of players both outgoing and incoming being named.
- Turkish outlets reported that Besiktas were interested in taking Davy Klaassen on loan, with a view to outright purchase later. [Turkish-Football]
- Speaking of Turkish clubs, Galatasaray want to sign manager Arsene Wenger and then pick up Oumar Niasse from Everton. [RBM]
And then there were all the defenders and midfielders being linked with coming to Everton.
- French defender Issa Diop is an exciting young central defender, a position of great need for Everton. [Sport Witness]
- Another defender being linked is Middlesbrough’s Ben Gibson, a name we’ve heard before. [Bristol Post]
- With Wayne Rooney likely leaving, are Everton looking to grab another central midfielder? Sampdoria’s youngster Lucas Torreira is an interesting prospect. [Calciomercato]
- Here’s a name that pops up every few days - William Carvalho. [SportWitness]
Away from the transfer market, there was other Everton-related news too -
- Cenk Tosun, Fraser Hornby and Antonee Robinson were the pick of the Blues on international duty. [RBM]
- England legend Peter Shilton thinks Jordan Pickford should be the Three Lions’ World Cup goalie. [Sky Sports]
- Speaking of Pickford, he’s not fazed by England’s poor penalty shootout record at the global showcase. [Telegraph]
- Marco Silva is expected to be announced as the Blues’ manager this week. [RBM]
- Marcel Brands starts his new job as Everton’s Director of Football on Friday. [Everton]
- Henry Onyekuru voices his frustration with how his season ended. [RBM]