Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours
On-loan youngster Ellis Simms scored again for Heart of Midlothian in the Scottish Premiership. [Hearts]
Wayne Rooney turned down Everton right now, but doesn’t rule out coming back to Goodison Park some time in the future. [TalkSport via Goodison News]
Everton have two candidates in mind for the vacant Director of Football position, with former Spurs Director of Technical Performance Steve Hitchen having the edge over former Wolves Sporting Director Kevin Thelwell. [Daily Mail]
Marc Overmars has stepped down in disgrace following sexual harassment claims against him at Ajax Amsterdam, with former Everton Director of Football Marcel Brands tipped to replace him now. [NOS, via Echo]
Everton are one of three Premier League sides that are in the running for Ajax Amsterdam’s Moroccan right back Noussair Mazraoui along with Leicester City and Aston Villa. [Fichajes, via The 4th Official]
What To Watch
Two Premier League games today, as well as some continental action.
Full schedule of games worldwide here.