Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours
Former defender David Weir had been linked with a return to the club in some sort of coaching capacity, but those rumours have now been scotched. [Echo]
“On a personal note and on a team level, it was a great night. It was a brilliant place to make my debut - I’m grateful. I’ve been working hard in training and for it to happen is a dream come true.
“I was in the changing room and the manager read the team out - I heard my name and I just thought to myself, ‘This is really happening’.”
Ellis Simms talks about making his Everton first team debut at Stamford Bridge. [EFC]
Isn’t this such a neat pic?!
The clubs of the Premier League have made a decision regarding the spiking cases of COVID running rampant.. they will do nothing actually, and we go on as we were. [Premier League]
Jarrad Branthwaite became the 19th teenager to score for Everton, here’s a supercut video of all those first goals.
Napoli are down to three centrehalves after the departure of Kostas Manolas, and they are casting glances at Yerry Mina apparently. [Il Mattino, via Sport Witness]
However, it appears the Frenchman has no interest in moving to the Magpies. [Daily Mail, via TEAMtalk]
Dynamo Kiev club president says the deal for fullback Vitaliy Mykolenko is pretty much done and will be made official on January 1st. [HITC]
Everton are supposedly in the market for attacking reinforcements too in January, with both Everton Cebolinha and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia being linked. [The Hard Tackle]
What To Watch
There’s Serie A and La Liga action on today, while Arsenal play Sunderland in the Carabao Cup.
Full schedule of games here.