Everton have breathed life into their pre-season preparations after they served up a six-goal thriller with hosts Blackpool, while finishing on the right end of the result. English Championship side Blackpool played hosts to Merseyside giants Everton at Bloomfield Road on Sunday and it was the Toffees who emerged victorious thanks to a 4-2 win. England international midfielder Dele Alli was the star of the show after he scored twice for Everton on the way to victory.

Merseyside outfit Everton have not had the best of pre-seasons with fans protesting the ownership of the club under Fahad Moshiri while James Tarkowski is the only major arrival at the club this summer and it was a free transfer. Tarkowski became a free agent after his contract with Burnley ended last month with the Clarets down in the English Championship having been demoted from the Premier League last season. At the moment, Everton have issues with Financial Fair Play (FFP). To this effect, they have to be careful with their expenditures. Continue Reading