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“Holgate is out and Jarrad we don’t know his injury and how bad it is, we have to look tomorrow. The Holgate update is that he doesn’t need the surgery so maybe he can recover earlier than normal but I think we can manage until Mason comes back with three [senior] centre-backs no problem,” says Carlo Ancelotti on recent injury woes. [RBM]
Will Ancelotti bring in a defender before the window closes?
Everton still waiting for final answer from Chelsea on loan deal for Fikayo Tomori. Rennes keen on getting him on temporary deal in return for Edouard Mendy. Torino’s Gleison Bremer is the likely alternative for Carlo Ancelotti. #EFC— Ryan Taylor (@RyanTaylorSport) September 17, 2020
Ancelotti also had plenty of positive things to say about impressive youngsters Anthony Gordon and Niels Nkounkou. [RBM]
“I’m becoming more mature as a player. I’m growing up as a person, too. That then all comes together in the games and I think it’s showing at the minute. If I can keep doing well, hopefully I can push on and play a lot this season,” says Gordon. [EFC]
James Rodríguez reportedly joined the club on a free transfer according to former club Banfield. [Goal]
Blues linked with promising 16-year-old midfielder Tom Cadoche. [HITC via The Telegraph]
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