Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours
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.
France’s medical staff fear that Lucas Digne’s Euros might be over with a hamstring problem. Tests tomorrow.— Get French Football News (@GFFN) June 23, 2021
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.