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Thursday’s Toffee Bites: Arsenal interest in DCL & Kenny, Digne injured, Pickford praised

Recapping all the Everton news from yesterday

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Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours

Everton’s preseason fixture list is starting to fill-up, with a friendly against Manchester United announced as well as the times for their games in the Florida Cup fixed. [RBM]

Jordan Pickford is having a great tournament so far for England in the European Championships, and manager Gareth Southgate has noticed it. [Daily Express]

Fullback Lucas Digne came on as a halftime substitute for France last night, then hobbled off with a hamstring injury just six minutes later. [Daily Mail]

This doesn’t bode well.

Depending on who you believe, Rafa Benitez is back in pole position to become the next Everton manager again. Just wake us up when an appointment is announced. [Echo]

In the latest from the transfer rumour mill, it appears Arsenal are interested in a couple of Everton players. Apparently they want to boost their strikeforce by adding Dominic Calvert-Lewin. [Mirror]

Also, Jonjoe Kenny is also being targeted as a possible replacement for Hector Bellerin by the Gunners. Are these ‘journalists’ even trying anymore with these rumours? [Daily Mail]

What To Watch

After a couple of weeks of non-stop action in the Euros, we have a two day recess as the group stage ends and the knockouts kick off on Saturday.

Yerry Mina was solid for Colombia for the most part while Richarlison put in a hardworking performance for Brazil as the hosts pulled off a late comeback in a 2-1 win. Today, Bolivia take on Uruguay before Chile play Paraguay.

Full schedule of games here.

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