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Here’s what to expect today from The Citizens. [RBM]
“Not available for sure are Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Gbamin. The others are all OK; they’re going to train today. Pickford trained yesterday and was OK. We check again today, and if he’s available, he’s going to play. Allan is in contention. He’s fit, he’s good, he’s available to play,” says Ancelotti. [RBM]
Need something to get you through the day before the match? Listen to the newest episode of our School of Science Radio Podcast. [RBM]
It’s never quite an Everton crisis without Coleman giving some version of his ‘rally the troops’ speech.
“We have to be much, much better [on Wednesday night] than we were on Sunday against Fulham to have any chance of getting a result...Sunday night was frustrating and I can assure you that the dressing room was not a pleasant place to be after the final whistle. We knew we had let ourselves down and there is a determination to put that right,” says Séamus Coleman. [EFC]
Cenk Tosun scores brace off the bench for Beşiktaş (goals at 7:07 and 8:10).
Moise Kean also scored a goal of his own for PSG (goal at 9:42).
Several Everton Women players prepare for upcoming international duty. [EFC]
“I’m loving every moment of my time here. I’ve come here to play football with a great set of lads and the manager’s been brilliant for me. I’m enjoying every moment of my football here,” says Jonjoe Kenny. [Celtic FC]
It is not unexpected, but Marcel Brands’ new contract is set to be announced, per Paul Joyce.
Marcel Brands, Everton’s director of football, to extend his contract at the club. “I think that no doubt, he is going to stay and sign a new contract,” said Carlo Ancelotti.— paul joyce (@_pauljoyce) February 16, 2021
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