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Everton: Toffees given Sigurdsson blow; Lukaku ignores Chelsea interest; deal for striker off

Gylfi Sigurdsson Everton

According to the Liverpool Echo, Everton’s hopes of signing Swansea City’s influential midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson have been dealt a huge blow today after the 27-year-old has decided to stay and help the Welsh side in their battle against relegation. Embed from Getty Images   Everton manager Ronald Koeman and Director of Football Steve Walsh are well known to have been …

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How is Ronald Koeman’s philosophy of promoting youngsters coming to fruition at Everton?

On the 2nd January 2017, Ronald Koeman’s Everton managed a Premier League first in their clash with Koeman’s former club Southampton. With starts handed to youngsters Tom Davies and Dominic Calvert-Lewin, the Toffees became the first of the twenty top-flight sides to name two teenagers in their starting line-up. The former of the two is remarkably another of Everton’s academy …

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Three things we learnt from Everton’s 4-0 defeat of Manchester City

Everton delivered an excellent performance to record an emphatic 4-0 victory over Manchester City, but it will be the visitors that come under the microscope over the coming days. It was another poor day for Pep Guardiola and his side have lost ground on Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal. The Spaniard needs time to achieve success with Manchester City, but it …

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How Everton’s players rated in their thrashing of Manchester City

Kevin Mirallas Everton

Everton put a real spanner in Manchester City’s Premier League title challenge as they thrashed Pep Guardiola’s side 4-0 at Goodison Park on Sunday afternoon. Romelu Lukaku’s first-half effort had given Ronald Koeman’s side the lead, before Kevin Mirallas doubled the advantage shortly after the break with a neat finish into the corner. As City threw bodies forward in an …

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Everton vs Manchester City: Match preview, likely line-ups and score prediction

In the less anticipated Merseyside vs Manchester match of the weekend, Manchester City travel to Goodison Park to face Everton. It is an important match for the visitors as they will have an opportunity to benefit from one or both of Liverpool and Manchester United dropping points. Pep Guardiola’s side have been disappointing in recent weeks, but a convincing performance …

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Why it's this 27-year-old's time to move on from Manchester United

Morgan Schneiderlin’s career is a quite fascinating one, starting at RC Strasbourg where he rose through the ranks to eventually make his professional debut with the senior side in 2006. Despite only going on to make four appearances, Morgan kept his head down, trained hard and was eventually sold just before Strasbourg’s relegation to Ligue 2.   Regardless of being …

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Three things we learnt from Everton’s comfortable 3-0 win over Southampton

Romelu Lukaku

Everton got their year off to the best possible start after they ran out comfortable 3-0 winners over Ronald Koeman’s former side Southampton at Goodison Park. After a relatively lethargic first half, three goals in the last twenty minutes from Enner Valencia, Leighton Baines and Romelu Lukaku ensured that Everton consolidated their position in the Premier League table and condemned …

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