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Friday’s Toffee Bites: ‘Tapping up’ inquiry could lead to huge fine, points deduction

Recapping all the Everton news from yesterday

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Watford continue to gripe about Silva being Everton manager
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Everton have a game upcoming but the main headline for the day is going to be resolved off the field. Watford have continued to pursue their case against the Blues for ‘tapping up’ Marco Silva while he was still the Hornets manager, and it appears that this is going to head to a bitter ending with an independent Premier League inquiry after Watford waived their rights to compensation which the Blues were happy to pay. [RBM]

There was some more big news yesterday with Everton’s new Stadium Development Director finally speaking up about his role. [RBM]

With the Blues playing on Sunday, there wasn’t much to report about the Blues injury status aside some speculation about who would and who wouldn’t play this weekend. [Liverpool Echo]

Youngster Fraser Hornby has had quite the international break, basically scoring every goal Scotland’s U21 got in their two games. Here’s his international teammate tipping him for a senior role. [HITC]

Two more analyses for you to read: the key difference between Marco Silva and Roberto Martinez [RBM] and a look ahead to the challenges September poses for the Blues. [RBM]

The Marco Silva pre-match press conference is on at 1:30pm BST / 8:30am EST right here.

What To Watch

There’s a game each in the Bundesliga and La Liga, with Birmingham City hosting West Bromwich Albion in the Championship.

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