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“I’m very fortunate now that I’m at a club where the manager is solely focused on what I do in the final third so now I can just fully focus in training on trying to improve that side of my game.”
Andros Townsend talking about Rafa Benitez’s expectations of the winger on the attacking end of the pitch in an exclusive interview. [Echo]
Donny van de Beek had conversations with both Marcel Brands and Farhad Moshiri before Ole Gunnar Solksjaer nixed any chance of a summer move for the Manchester United midfielder. [Ziggo Sport, via Metro]
Who is the fastest Everton player? Appears most of the squad agrees, and you will be surprised, but having watched him motor up and down the pitch, it’s not a surprise!
“I think my role has changed as I’ve matured and grown older and gained more experience and I am more of a senior player in the team now.”
Dominic Calvert-Lewin reflects on his changing role in the Everton squad. [EFC]
Looks like Cenk Tosun will be resuming training soon with Everton, and could be fit just in time for a January transfer too. [Fanatik]
Apparently, Everton have already started talks with Besiktas for the striker to return to Turkey. [Fotospor]
What To Watch
More World Cup qualifiers today as the international break winds up.
Full schedule of games here.