Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours
“I took the early stages of lockdown to reflect a little bit because I knew we weren’t going to be back too quickly. I can pat myself on the back and say congratulations, but the fact of the matter is the first game back, I have to be ready to go again. Everything is short-lived in football. If I don’t carry on where I left off, it can easily be forgotten,” says Dominic Calvert-Lewin. [EFC]
Relive Wayne Rooney’s brilliant goal.
Blues linked with 22-year-old midfielder Ibrahim Sangaré. [Express]
Sending best wishes and thoughts your way, Ronald.
Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman was admitted to hospital with a heart problem on Sunday, the daily De Telegraaf reported.— Alan Myers (@ALANMYERSMEDIA) May 3, 2020
The 57-year-old was taken from his home by ambulance but after surgical intervention was in a stable condition his wife told the newspaper
“[Yefferson] Soteldo is a young player who has sensational skills. He is a player who decides the games. All the big teams in Brazil asked me, Premier League teams like Everton want him, and he has many requests from Spain,” says Santos president Jose Carlos Perez on rumoured target Yeferson Soteldo. [HITC via Calciomercato]
All you need to know about Jordan Pickford.
“We are building a very good project and can do something very special. We can do better than last year and maybe qualify for Europe this season. We eventually want to finish in the top four or five and in a few years be playing in the Champions League,” says Lucas Digne. [EFC]
Catch up with Dom during quarantine.
Train Guy and the Lawnmower. Great chatting the finer things in life with Football Focus pic.twitter.com/JDp7uDrEo6— Dominic Calvert-Lewin (@CalvertLewin14) May 1, 2020
“I loved Everton, it was one of my favourite periods in my career. You are not just an employee and workmate and you move on. These are people who are friends for life. I have only great things to say about Everton. I am so pleased I had the chance to play for the Club and I loved everything about it,” says Steven Naismith. [EFC]
Cannabis company Swissx rumoured with Everton’s next shirt sponsorship. [Insider]
Some amazing footage from 1928.
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