Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours
Josh Bowler’s 22nd minute strike was all it took as Everton U23s prevailed over Brighton & Hove Albion U23s to win their second Premier League 2 title in three years.
Elsewhere, the sharks continue to circle around Everton’s talented youngster Henry Onyekuru, who has been impressing for Galatasaray on loan this season. With Nikola Vlašić, Oumar Niasse, and Cenk Tosun likely on the move this summer, Everton should do all they can to hold onto the 21-year-old Nigerian winger.
Watch the full match replay from Everton U23’s win and post-match celebrations.
| CHAMPIONÉS, CHAMPIONÉS, OLE, OLE, OLE!— Everton (@Everton) April 15, 2019
Absolute scenes back in the #EFCU23 dressing room! pic.twitter.com/o9vM7BdsCY
Everton’s 2-0 loss to Fulham on Saturday was a much-needed wake up call for Silva and the squad. [RBM]
Watch the highlights from Everton U18’s 6-0 win over Sunderland U18s, including Ellis Simms’ four goal performance. [EFC]
Everton Ladies look to get back in the win column when they face Birmingham City this Wednesday. [EFC]
Read up on the Bradley Lowery charity match that will take place on May 6th. [EFC]
Everton pay tribute to the 96 Hillsborough victims on the 30th anniversary of the tragedy. [EFC]
11 years ago yesterday, James McFadden scored this screamer.
| Absolutely sublime from James McFadden #OnThisDay in 2007! #EFC pic.twitter.com/IYCJG9l0aH— Everton (@Everton) April 15, 2019
Everton rumored with 22-year-old Benfica winger Andrija Živković. [HITC]
Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson says André Gomes is not the type of player the club should build around. [HITC]
Marseille, Sevilla, and Monaco lead list of teams reportedly keeping an eye on Henry Onyekuru. [Read Bundesliga]
André Gomes charged by FA for tackle on Aleksandar Mitrović in Saturday’s 2-0 loss to Fulham. [BBC]
“I know that the final word will be mine. But for now, I’m not ready to talk about the future. Nobody has called from Everton...I don’t know where I will play next season,” says Nikola Vlašić. [Sport Witness]
Everton loanee Oumar Niasse, who has spent this season on loan at Cardiff, reveals he has yet to decide on his plans for next season. [Echo]
What To Watch
In second-leg Champions League action, Juventus face Ajax tied 1-1 on aggregate, while Barcelona lead Manchester United 1-0 on aggregate.
Meanwhile, watch Oumar Niasse in action with Cardiff City when they take on Brighton & Hove Albion.
Full schedule of games here.