Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours
The Royal Blue Mersey team takes a look at some players from the three relegated teams (Norwich, Bournemouth, and Watford) that Everton should pursue. [RBM]
Check out the latest edition of our “School of Science Radio” podcast. [RBM]
What is your favorite Baines memory? [RBM]
The king of cool.
“Leighton was one of the fittest and best and most professional players I played with. To play for 13 years for the team you supported as a kid and represent your country at a World Cup is some achievement,” says Steven Pienaar. [EFC]
Ancelotti is reportedly impressed by 23-year-old winger Jérémie Boga. [Sky Sports]
“We knew the day would come, and it’s come sooner than we would have liked - we tried to make it different I promise Evertonians - but that’s Leighton, his own man...and, of course, we all respect his decision. There is simply no praise high enough for ‘Bainesy’ - as a player and as a man,” says Bill Kenwright. [EFC]
Everton are also linked with familiar winger Wilfried Zaha. [Mirror]
“We haven’t decided yet if we will take the team away before the start of the new season but the fact that we’ve not got a lot of time means that I think we’re gong to decide to stay here at Finch Farm,” says Ancelotti. [Sky Sports]
Youngster Nathangelo Markelo completes loan move to FC Twente. [EFC]
“In my time at Everton, he [Baines] is hands down one of, if not the best, players I’ve played with. He was an unbelievable talent, a natural talent with amazing ability. We will miss him massively,” says Séamus Coleman. [EFC]
What To Watch
Plenty of Serie A action on today.
Full schedule of games here.