Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer releases team news before Manchester United’s clash with Everton this Sunday (link below). Meanwhile, Everton U23s goalkeeper João Virginia announces that he is ready for the jump to the Premier League. With Jordan Pickford set to control the starting goalkeeper spot for years to come, will Virginia have to pursue his dream elsewhere?
Lucas Digne is the best left back in the Premier League, according to his agent Mikkel Beck and Marco Silva. We certainly agree. [RBM]
Everton have recently been linked with a move for 26-year-old Ajax midfielder Hakim Ziyech. Here’s why we hope it doesn’t happen. [RBM]
Check out highlights from Everton’s annual Academy Day.
| When the players of tomorrow train with the stars of today...— Everton Academy (@EvertonAcademy) April 17, 2019
Lots of smiles and skills on show earlier when Marco Silva and his squad joined in our annual Academy Day! #EFC pic.twitter.com/oB3pJKn5kB
Nine years ago yesterday, Tim Cahill scored a 90th minute winner in 3-2 win over Blackburn.
⏪ | How about the Yak #OnThisDay in 2010?— Everton (@Everton) April 17, 2019
⚽ Scored with his first touch!
️ Set @Tim_Cahill up for a 90th minute winner against Blackburn Rovers! #EFC pic.twitter.com/VGaqZT6QPj
Everton confirm deal for 16-year-old Norwegian defender Sebastian Kristensen, who will join the U18s this summer. [HITC]
“I now want to make my debut in the Premier League,” says 19-year-old Everton U23 goalkeeper João Virginia. [Sport Witness]
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer announces team news for Manchester United’s visit to Goodison this Sunday, including potential returns for Alexis Sánchez and Nemanja Matić. [Manchester United]
Everton are now sole owners of the iconic “Z-Cars” tune after Watford change their walk out song. [Echo]
Henry Onyekuru reveals he had a medical with PSG before calling off the deal last minute to sign with Everton. [Echo]
Everton’s fixtures next season to be released on June 13th. [Echo]
Everton’s chief scout Martyn Glover set to leave the club for new role this summer. [Daily Mail]
Everton Ladies fall to Birmingham City Women 3-1. [EFC]
Bernard feels that he is in his best form since joining the club. [EFC]
Marco Silva hopes for more goals from Richarlison in the near future. [EFC]
What To Watch
In second-leg Europa League action, Napoli return home down 2-0 on aggregate to Arsenal, while Chelsea look to build on their 1-0 aggregate lead over Slavia Praha.
Full schedule of games here.