RODRIGUEZ ON VERGE OF EVERTON EXIT

Everton playmaker James Rodriguez is on the verge of leaving the Merseyside club this summer. This is according to the newest reports in the media which claimed that the Colombian international wants to leave Everton after the club appointed a new manager in Rafael Benitez.

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Carlo Ancelotti had a big influence in Rodriguez joining Everton from Spanish giants Real Madrid but the Italian tactician has since left his position as the Everton manager to take upa similar position at Real Madrid. Ancelotti has returned to the 13-time European champions Real Madrid for his second spell this summer after penning a three-year deal.
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BENITEZ, FRONTRUNNER FOR EVERTON JOB

Merseyside giants Everton have been on the search for a new manager for several weeks after Carlo Ancelotti walked out on the club to return to Real Madrid for a second spell last month. Ancelotti had been the Everton manager for the better part of the last two seasons before he left to sign a three-year deal as the new Real Madrid manager.

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Italian tactician Ancelotti was the Real Madrid boss for a period of two years between 2013 and 2015 before he was sacked and replaced by his then asssistant, Zinedine Zidane. Ironically, Ancelotti has replaced French football legend Zidane after he resigned from the job shortly after the end of the season last month. While he was the Madrid manager, Ancelotti won the elusive La Decima title for the club via the 4-1 win over city rivals Atletico Madrid at the end of extra time in the 2014 Champions League final. Real Madrid had waited 12 years for the La Decima.
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LEICESTER SET TO SIGN EVERTON TARGET

Champions League chasers and FA Cup finalists Leicester City are on the verge of signing BoubakarySoumare from Lille in the French Ligue 1 according to trusted transfer news journalist Fabrizio Romano. It was reported that Leicester City and Lille are working on a deal worth €23m for the young midfielder.

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Soumare has a lot of suitors in the Premier League including Merseyside giants Everton. Apart from Everton, other English teams like Newcastle United and Arsenal also wanted to sign the Lille midfielder.
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EVERTON AGREE DEAL FOR BRAZILIAN PLAYMAKER

Merseyside giants Everton have reportedly agreed a deal to sign Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho from Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona. This is according to the report from the stables of The Sun.

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Coutinho has not lived up to expectations since moving to Barcelona from Liverpool in January 2018. The Reds sanctioned his transfer to Barcelona for a fee of around £140m thus making him one of the most expensive players in world football. The Brazilian national team player is the third most expensive player in the world of football behind the Paris Saint Germain (PSG) duo of KylianMbappe and Neymar.
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WALCOTT SET FOR EVERTON DEPARTURE

Premier League club Everton may allow winger Theo Walcott to leave the club as a free agent when the summer comes, according to several reports. Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti deemed Walcott surplus to requirements at Goodison Park and decided to loan out the former Arsenal star to League rivals Southampton and the winger has had a resurgent season at the St Mary’s since then.

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Walcott’s current Everton contract is set to expire at the end of the season and from all indications, it’s not looking like he will be offered a contract extension, meaning that he will be a free agent in the summer and will be free to discuss contract negotiations with clubs that eventually register interest in signing him.
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EVERTON HANDED MAJOR INJURY BOOST

Merseyside giants Everton have been given a timely boost ahead of their Premier League clash with Crystal Palace after the international break next month after playmaker James Rodriguez declared himself fit. The Toffess will play hosts to the Eagles a week on Monday and they are expected to have Colombian international James Rodriguez in their ranks for the game after the new development. Everton fans took to their various social media portals to express happiness at the good news involving James Rodriguez.

The Colombian international revealed in one of his live streams on Twitch that he’s ready to return to action after a few weeks out as a result of injury. This is a welcomed development for Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti who has seen his team lose the last three games in all competitions and with just one goal to show for their efforts in those games. Carlo Ancelotti and Everton have missed the playmaking abilities of James Rodriguez.
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NORWICH BOSS SPEAKS ON EVERTON TARGET

Norwich City boss Stuart Weaver has had his say on the transfer rumours linking key player Max Aarons with a lot of the big teams in and out of English football. Stuart Weaver is the head of football development and he recently talked about Max Aarons, who has been strongly linked with a move to Merseyside giants Everton. The Norwich City chief spoke about the young English right-back in an interview monitored by Pinkun as he said that the Everton target as the quality to play for a Champions League club. According to him, he won’t be surprised if the player goes on to play in the Champions League when he leaves the Canaries and that Max Aarons has the quality and the temperament for a big move.


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HENDERSON YELLED TWO WORDS – REPORT

It has been revealed that Liverpool skipper Jordan Henderson yelled two words when he went down injured during the Premier League game with Everton at the weekend. The England international suffered a groin injury in the Merseyside Derby clash with Everton at Anfield. According to the report from The Athletic, the Liverpool captain yelled two words ‘You’re joking’ when he went down injured in the first half of the game. The injury to Jordan Henderson is a big blow to Liverpool boss JurgenKlopp, who’s trying to arrest the poor form of his team especially in the league. Liverpool were beaten 2-0 at home by Everton to make it just two wins for the league holders in the last 11 matches. The poor run has seen them drop from title contenders to Champions League chasers.

Everton were able to capitalise on the current poor run by Liverpool as they produced a strong defensive performance enroute a 2-0 win. Brazilian international Richarlison set Everton on their way to victory in the opening minutes off the superb assist from Colombian playmaker James Rodriguez before the result was sealed by Icelandic international Gylfi Sigurdsson shortly after he was introduced into the game as a second half substitute. Sigurdsson scored from penalty spot after Trent Alexander-Arnold was found guilty of bringing down Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin. Dominic Calvert-Lewin returned to action as a substitute against the Reds after missing the last two league games due to a hamstring problem. With the Everton result, Liverpool have now lost their last four games at home in the league.
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Ancelotti asks Everton players not to dwell on West Ham loss

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti urged his players to overcome the defeat against West Ham so that they can focus on the upcoming matches with greater confidence. After wins over the likes of Leicester, Chelsea, and Arsenal in the last month, Everton had a disappointing start to the New Year after the 1-0 home loss at the hands of West Ham. The defeat has once again raised concerns that the club may go on a poor just as they did back in October. Despite starting the season well, Everton find themselves outside the top four largely due to the mid-October form when the team only managed one victory in seven games.

It is very easy for the momentum to be disrupted by focusing too much on the latest defeat, according to the Everton manager. The club have a home match against Rotherham United in their upcoming game. This game in the FA Cup gives a perfect opportunity for Everton to get into the fourth round of the competition for only the second time in the last five seasons. The FA Cup has not provided any joy for Everton in recent years butCarlo Ancelotti is already targeting a trophy with the blues and top four qualification. As a result of facing a Championship team, Everton are being branded as the favourites for promotion into the next round. Continue Reading

EVERTON TRIO OUT OF ROTHERHAM GAME

Everton will be without three players for their FA Cup third round tie with Championship outfit Rotherham United this weekend. The Toffees play hosts to Rotherham United at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon with a place inthe fourth round up for grabs. Everton will be without the trio of Allan, Lucas Digne and Alex Iwobi for the visit of the Millers as the Merseyside giants set sights on a first FA Cup title in almost three decades. Their last FA Cup triumph was in 1995.

In addition to Lucas Digne, Allan and Alex Iwobi, Colombian playmaker James Rodriguez could be rested by Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti for the Rotherham United clash. The ex-Real Madrid, FC Porto and AS Monaco player returned to action last week during the Premier League clash at home to West Ham United and Everton boss Carlo Ancelotticould rest him for theFA Cup game.
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