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Tuesday’s Toffee Bites: Everton to announce Digne today

Blues get another signing over the line, but the defence still needs a lot of help.

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Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours

Everton seem to be taking so long to push through each transfer it’s hard to see how the Blues will beef up at critical positions with the window about to close and most targets already off the market.

  • While Lucas Digne should be at Finch Farm today, previous signing Richarlison is impressing the veterans of the squad. [EFC]
  • However, it’s looking like his Barcelona teammate Yerry Mina will bot be joining him at the Blues. [Liverpool Echo]
  • Club captain Phil Jagielka courted controversy with the fans yesterday talking about a possible transfer fee for Jordan Pickford. [TalkSport]
  • Meanwhile the Blues have inked Maarten Stekelenburg to an extension, ensuring he stays Pickford’s backup for the next two seasons. [RBM]

As usual, here are the latest names being linked with the Blues -

  • Portuguese midfielder Joao Mario is a name that has come up before. [RBM]
  • Russia’s World Cup star Denis Cheryshev has also been previously mentioned. [RBM]
  • Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo is the latest centrehalf linked. [RBM]
  • Unheralded midfielder Rennes’ James Lea Siliki who tore the Blues apart with a goal and three assists over the weekend. [Inside Futbol]

Make sure you go to the homepage and check out the School of Science 2018-19 feature, our season preview series that started off yesterday looking at the goalkeepers and central midfielders.

What To Watch

More qualifiers today in the Champions League and Europa League competitions.

In the Intercontinental Champions Cup today some high profile matches: Manchester United vs Real Madrid, Tottenham Hotspur vs AC Milan & Barcelona vs AS Roma.

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