Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours
Marcel Brands had said that he would be trimming the squad this summer and is living up to his promise.
- The day started with the news that four players had been asked to train separately from the senior squad. [RBM]
- Ashley Williams has been sent on loan to Stoke City in the Championship for the season. [RBM]
- Kevin Mirallas is not far behind, with Fiorentina in Italy apparently interested in him. [RBM]
- Steven N’Zonzi has been previously linked with the Blues, and that popped up again. [Gazetta della Sport, via SportWitness]
- Apparently Manchester United have accepted Everton’s big money bid for Marcos Rojo. [Ole, via SportWitness]
New signing Lucas Digne trained with his teammates for the first time yesterday.
- Digne didn’t claim to have grown up watching Everton, but did say two of his new teammates vouched for the club. [EFC]
What To Watch
More qualifiers today in the Europa League. In women’s football, USA take on Brazil in the 2018 Tournament of Nations.