Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours
On Friday, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Kieran Dowell, and Jonjoe Kenny all started for England U21s in their shocking 4-2 loss to Romania U21s. On Saturday, Henry Onyekuru was an unused sub in Nigeria’s 1-0 win over Burundi. Yesterday, Idrissa Gueye played the full 90 and assisted one in Senegal’s 2-0 win against Tanzania while Yerry Mina was presumably being rested as he was an unused sub in Colombia’s 1-0 win against Paraguay.
Watch Gueye’s assist at the 0:51 mark.
Gueye’s brilliant stats against Tanzania.
Idrissa Gueye’s stats in Senegal v Tanzania:— EFC Statto (@EFC_Statto) June 23, 2019
Touches - 70
Assists - 1
Successful passes - 46
Successful forward passes - 22
Successful attacking third passes - 15
Successful long balls - 6
Chances created - 2
Pass accuracy - 82%
Recoveries - 9
Fouls suffered - 2#EFC
Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s Africa Cup of Nations and the Blues participating in it. [RBM]
How long will it take for a deal for Kurt Zouma to be resolved? [RBM]
“It was not hard for me to say ‘yes’ when I had the chance to come here. The supporters are so passionate about the Club and want their team to play a good style of football,” says new assistant manager Luís Boa Morte. [RBM]
“As far as I know, Everton are looking at other players,” says Everton scout Carlo Jacomuzzi on the possibility of signing 23-year-old PSV winger Hirving Lozano. [Echo]
With Leighton Baines recently signing a new deal, these Kieran Tierney rumours seem a bit farfetched. [The Herald]
Everton are one of the several teams rumoured with 27-year-old Italian defender Armando Izzo. [HITC]
Everton reportedly interested in 24-year-old Ligue 1 midfielder Wylan Cyprien. [sportslens]
Michael Keane meets up with Everton fans while on holiday in the States.
What To Watch
It’s a full day of footy with plenty of Gold Cup, Copa América, Women’s World Cup, and Africa Cup of Nations matches in store. Elsewhere, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Kieran Dowell, and Jonjoe Kenny’s England U21s side take on Croatia U21s
Full schedule of games here.