Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours
Yesterday, Everton fell to Kariobangi Sharks 4-3 in a penalty shootout in their first preseason match of the summer. The match was tied 1-1 at the end of regulation before heading straight into penalties. After conceding early, Joe Williams got the equalizing goal for the Toffees nearly 10 minutes into the second half while Ademola Lookman was subbed off early in the first half due to injury. Elsewhere, Richarlison came on in the 75th minute and scored a penalty for Brazil in their 3-1 Copa América Final victory over Peru.
Play-by-play recap of Everton’s match. [RBM]
Watch the full match highlights below.
inhale It’s just preseason aaaaand exhale [RBM]
Watch Richarlison’s goal below at the 3:15 mark.
Four Everton matches have been moved due to television scheduling. [RBM]
João Virginia could soon find the loan move he needs. [HITC]
Kieran Dowell might be on the move as well, the Joyce has spoken.
Huddersfield Town interested in signing Kieran Dowell on loan from Everton— paul joyce (@_pauljoyce) July 7, 2019
Everton have reportedly joined West Ham United in their pursuit of 22-year-old Uruguayan striker Maxi Gómez. But is this just paper talk to expedite a move to the Hammers? [Daily Star]
Shocking reports suggest that Everton could be after former Chelsea striker Diego Costa. [Mirror]
Read more on Farhad Moshiri’s desperation to make a marquee signing this summer, with Costa, Gomez, Fabian Delph and Armando Izzo also mentioned. [Independent]
Marco Silva admits that a Kurt Zouma permanent deal is still his number one priority, and admits interest in securing a handful of other signings as well. [Echo]
The Santiago Sosa saga continues. [Sport Witness]
What To Watch
In Africa Cup of Nations action, Mali takes on Ivory Coast while Ghana faces off against Tunisia.
Full schedule of games here.