Everton Rumors & News

  • John Stones: Everton to reject Chelsea target's transfer request

    BBC "Everton manager Roberto Martinez says the club will turn down defender John Stones's transfer request. The England international, 21, asked to leave on Tuesday after the Toffees refused offers of £20m, £26m and £30m from Premier League champions Chelsea. However, the Blues will reportedly..." August 27

  • Chelsea target John Stones hands in transfer request in bid to force through move away from Everton

    Daily Mail "Everton defender John Stones has handed in a transfer request as Chelsea prepare to launch a fourth bid in the region of £35million. Jose Mourinho has seen offers of £20m, £26m and £30m turned down for Stones this summer but the Premier League champions remain determined to land the England..." August 25

  • Everton 'close to agreeing deal for River Plate's Ramiro Funes Mori

    Sky Sports "Everton are close to agreeing a £6m deal with River Plate to sign centre-back Ramiro Funes Mori according to Sky sources. It is understood the 24-year-old is due on Merseyside later on Friday following a flight from South America, and he will undergo a medical on Saturday. Sky Sports..." August 22

  • Everton target Inter Milan defender Andrea Ranocchia

    Sky Sports "Everton are interested in signing Inter Milan central defender Andrea Ranocchia, according to Sky sources. Ranocchia is Inter's club captain and signed a four-year contract at the San Siro last summer but it is understood the Italian club are willing to listen to offers for the 27-year-old." August 20

  • Everton ‘preparing transfer offer for £6.4m rated Bayern defender Dante’

    Metro "Everton are considering a shock move for Bayern Munich central defender Dante. The Toffees are preparing a £6.4million move for the Brazilian, according to German newspaper Bild, as Roberto Martinez looks to strengthen his defensive options before deadline day. The 31-year-old has spent..." August 20

  • Chelsea consider making final bid of £40m for Everton’s John Stones

    The Guardian "Chelsea are considering whether to lodge a final bid worth £40m for the Everton defender John Stones after seeing their third offer of the summer for the England international flatly rejected by the Merseyside club. Everton made it clear, yet again, on Tuesday that they are not interested in..." August 19

  • Chelsea wait to see if John Stones requests to leave Everton before making fourth bid

    The Telegraph "Chelsea want to see whether or not John Stones asks to leave Everton before submitting a fourth offer for the central defender. As revealed by Telegraph Sport, Chelsea have had a third bid of £30 million turned down by Everton and are now considering their next move. Chelsea are willing to..." August 19

  • Jose Mourinho bids £30 million for John Stones to fix defence - but Everton want £40m

    The Telegraph "Chelsea have responded to their defeat to Manchester City by tabling a new £30 million offer for John Stones, but now face having to pay up to £40m to land the central defender. Jose Mourinho’s decision to substitute John Terry at Eastlands highlighted his desire to land Stones, although the..." August 18

  • Everton eyeing Ashley Williams as potential replacement if John Stones joins Chelsea

    Daily Star "Centre-back Williams, 30 played under Toffees boss Roberto Martinez at Swansea. The Wales skipper is under contract at the Liberty Stadium for another three years and is valued at £10million. But sources close to Williams believe Martinez will move for him if he loses Stones." August 17

  • Everton considering a move for Dynamo Kiev playmaker Andriy Yarmolenko

    Liverpool Echo "Everton are considering a move for Dynamo Kiev's Andriy Yarmolenko as they step-up their attempt to sign a playmaker. Roberto Martinez is a known admirer of the 25-year-old Ukraine international, and saw first hand his talents when the 25-year-old helped knock the Blues out of the Europa League..." August 17

  • Chelsea worried that Manchester United and City secretly want to sign John Stones

    Daily Mail "Chelsea fear both Manchester clubs are secretly plotting moves to snatch John Stones from under their noses. The Barclays Premier League champions are pursuing the England defender having already had two offers rejected by Everton. Jose Mourinho is set to return with a third offer in the..." August 16

  • Everton defender Leighton Baines set to miss 14 weeks following ankle surgery

    Daily Mirror "Leighton Baines is set to be miss more than three months of Everton's season after undergoing ankle surgery, report the Liverpool Echo. The Blues left back suffered ligament damage in training last week, and having had surgery on the same ankle earlier this year, has now gone under the knife..." August 14

  • Everton insist Chelsea target John Stones is not for sale

    Pro Soccer Talk "With defender John Stones continuing to be linked with a move to reigning Premier League champions Chelsea, Roberto Martinez has issued a “hands off” warning to Jose Mourinho. Everton’s boss has previously revealed his displeasure in Mourinho publicly revealing his interest in Stones, and ahead..." August 13

  • Cristian Zapata targeted by Everton if John Stones is sold - sources

    ESPN FC "Everton are considering a move for AC Milan defender Cristian Zapata as a possible replacement for John Stones, sources have told ESPN FC. Everton boss Roberto Martinez is drawing up a list of defensive targets amid fears Stones could leave for Chelsea before the close of the transfer..." August 11

  • NBC retains U.S. Premier League TV rights for six more seasons

    Sporting News "American soccer fans can get comfortable turning to NBC's networks for Premier League coverage. NBC Sports Group has reached a six-year extension of its rights to broadcast Premier League games in the U.S., the network announced Monday. The network is in the third and final season of its..." August 10

  • John Stones transfer: Chelsea to make Everton an improved £30m offer for the defender

    Daily Mirror "Everton are bracing themselves for a fresh attempt by Chelsea to snatch John Stones, with the London club lining up a £30million bid this week. Jose Mourinho's reigning champions struggled to contain Swansea at Stamford Bridge in their season opener on Saturday evening, and saw their defence..." August 10

  • John Stones loves Everton too much to sulk, says Roberto Martínez

    The Guardian "John Stones is not the new Marouane Fellaini. As one has a short back and sides, the other a bird’s nest of a hairstyle, it takes only a glimpse at the Evertonians past and present to confirm as much. Yet the thought at Goodison Park is that differences are attitudinal as well as aesthetic...." August 10

  • Everton star left-back Leighton Baines may be out of action until November

    The Express "An operation would mean that Baines has effectively been out for six months having first gone under the knife at the end of last season. Baines underwent repair work to his right ankle back in May in an attempt to cure a long-standing problem, but Everton fear he will have to have the same..." August 10

  • Xherdan Shaqiri fuels transfer rumours after attending Stoke City match

    The Score "The Xherdan Shaqiri sweepstakes are heating up. A day after being linked with a move to Everton, revived rumours of Shaqiri joining Stoke City picked up after the Swiss international was spotted at the Britannia Stadium on Sunday." August 09

  • Everton's John Stones WILL be allowed to leave — but only for £34m

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea will finally land John Stones – if they meet Everton’s £34million valuation. A public spat has developed between Roberto Martinez and Jose Mourinho – but the Special One could have the last laugh as the Blues are convinced he fancies a switch to Stamford Bridge. Chelsea have seen two..." August 09

  • Everton ‘cleared to sign Inter Milan winger Xherdan Shaqiri after Schalke pull out of transfer race’

    Metro "Everton have been cleared to complete the transfer of Xherdan Shaqiri after Schalke pulled out of the race to sign the Inter Milan midfielder. Shaqiri, 23, who signed for Inter in January from German giants Bayern Munich, has been in talks with several clubs this summer about a move. A..." August 06

  • John Stones’ head has been turned by Chelsea transfer interest, admits Everton boss Roberto Martinez

    Metro "Everton boss Roberto Martinez admits Chelsea’s pursuit of John Stones has affected the young defender ahead of the start of the Premier League season. The 21-year-old is a target for Jose Mourinho’s side and the Toffees have turned down two bids for the young defender in the past..." August 06

  • Everton James McCarthy set to sign five-year contract extension, with Kevin Mirallas also expected to pen new deal

    Daily Mail "Everton hope to conclude a new five-year contract for midfielder James McCarthy on Thursday. Tottenham have showed an interest in the Republic of Ireland international, but Everton have moved in the last 48 hours to open negotiations and hope to resolve a deal that will keep him at Goodison..." August 06

  • Manchester United's interest in John Stones could drive up price to £34m for defender

    London Evening Standard "Chelsea have been frustrated in their efforts to sign Everton defender John Stones, with a second bid of £26m turned down on Wednesday. However, the Premier League champions are prepared to bid up to £30m which includes a series of add-ons. " August 01

  • Man United join the race for Everton's John Stones - and they're prepared to offer a defender in return

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United have joined the chase for Everton defender John Stones. And they are prepared to offer out-of-favour Jonny Evans as bait in a player-plus-cash deal to try to beat off competition from Chelsea and Manchester City. United boss Louis van Gaal, who has missed out on long-term..." July 31

  • Chelsea hope third bid for Everton defender John Stones will convince Bill Kenwright to sell England international

    The Telegraph "Chelsea have attempted to smooth their bid to sign John Stones by holding talks with Everton about how the two clubs can avoid any more mud-slinging over the central defender. Everton have rejected two bids for Stones, with a third expected to follow, and discussions are understood to have..." July 31

  • Manchester City ready to join John Stones chase as Chelsea prepare THIRD bid for Everton defender

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea will return with a fresh bid for John Stones after Everton rejected their second offer of £26million. But Manchester City are ready to join the chase to land the England defender if Chelsea look like they are close to signing him. The champions, who had a £20m move turned down two..." July 30

  • Tottenham to open James McCarthy talks with Everton midfielder disillusioned at Goodison Park

    Daily Mirror "Tottenham will open talks with Everton over midfielder James McCarthy this week. The Toffees are facing a second fight to keep one of their top players with Chelsea already determined to land defender John Stones. Spurs are equally confident of prising McCarthy away despite boss Roberto..." July 29

  • Everton boss Roberto Martinez willing to pay £10m to land Celtic's Virgil van Dijk

    Daily Mail "Everton boss Roberto Martinez has refused to rule out making a move to sign Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk. Speaking after watching his English Premier League side record a 3-1 friendly win over Hearts at Tynecastle, the Spaniard confessed he is in the market for a new central..." July 27

  • Chelsea may be forced to set transfer record to buy Everton’s John Stones

    The Guardian "Chelsea are refusing to relent in the battle to sign Everton’s John Stones and will make an improved bid of around £26m despite Roberto Martínez’s anger over the situation.. The Spaniard has accused José Mourinho of unsettling the 21-year-old England international by going public with an..." July 21

  • West Ham prepare second bid for Everton star Kevin Mirallas

    The Telegraph "West Ham are ready to make a second bid for Everton’s Kevin Mirallas after having an opening £6 million offer turned down. The London club have targeted Mirallas to replace Stewart Downing, who joined Middlesbrough for £7m last week, and believe the Belgian is keen on the prospect of moving to..." July 21

  • Chelsea's John Stones transfer chase WILL continue Jose Mourinho warns Everton

    Daily Mirror "Special One insists while Roberto Martinez has stated publicly the defender is not for sale, that is NOT what the Toffees have told the champions. Jose Mourinho has warned he will not stop bidding for highly-rated John Stones despite Everton’s claim he is not for sale, writes Darren Lewis in..." July 19

  • Everton tell Chelsea to forget about signing England star

    Liverpool Echo "Everton have told Chelsea to forget about trying to sign John Stones. The ECHO understands that the Blues defender is NOT for sale despite the Premier League champions tabling a £20m bid today. Stones, 21, insisted only last night that he is “very happy” at Goodison Park and put pen-to-paper..." July 18

  • Manchester City and Tottenham target James McCarthy is not for sale, insists Everton boss Roberto Martinez

    Daily Mail "Roberto Martinez says Everton midfielder James McCarthy is not for sale amid interest from Tottenham and Manchester City. McCarthy is unsettled over his contract but Martinez said: 'He’s not for sale. He is a vital part of our squad.' City boss Manuel Pellegrini is desperate for..." July 16

  • Tottenham prepare bid for frustrated Everton midfielder James McCarthy

    Daily Mirror "It was revealed by Sunday Mirror Sport in April that McCarthy is frustrated by the fact he has not been offered a new contract at Goodison Park. Tottenham are preparing a bid for Everton midfielder James McCarthy. It was revealed by Sunday Mirror Sport in April that McCarthy is frustrated by..." July 12

  • Arsenal's David Ospina confirms 'great possibility' of Everton move

    The Express "DAVID OSPINA has suggested that he would consider Everton should he leave Arsenal this summer. The Colombia international has been linked with a move to Goodison Park, with reports suggesting Roberto Martinez has approached the goalkeeper. It's understood the Everton boss is keen to find a..." July 11

  • Everton still hope to land Angelo Ogbonna despite West Ham interest

    Liverpool Echo "Everton have not given up hope of landing Juventus defender Angelo Ogbonna – despite the Italian international set to fly into London for talks with West Ham. Everton were hoping to land the £8m rated centre-back as a replacement for Sylvain Distin. But new Hammers boss Slaven Bilic wants to..." July 07

  • Everton plot swoop for Leeds United's Sam Byram as Manchester United eye Seamus Coleman

    The Express "Byram, 21, is also being considered by north-east duo Sunderland and Newcastle United after impressing for the Championship side. Everton insist that neither Coleman, nor John Stones, are for sale this summer and manager Roberto Martinez wants to keep his squad together. Chelsea have been..." June 30

  • Everton monitor loan target Adnan Januzaj

    Liverpool Echo "Everton will continue to keep tabs on Manchester United midfielder Adnan Januzaj this summer. Blues boss Roberto Martinez is understood to be an admirer of the 20-year-old Belgian international and enquired about taking him on loan in January. Januzaj made just 21 appearances for United last..." June 27

  • Tottenham to reignite Kevin Mirallas interest and launch £7m bid for Everton winger

    Daily Mirror "Tottenham are ready to reignite their interest in Kevin Mirallas with a bid of around £7million for the Everton wideman. Spurs attempted a swap deal involving Aaron Lennon in the January transfer window and while the Goodison club hope to sign Lennon permanently after a successful loan spell,..." June 27

  • Everton’s Luke Garbutt to sign five-year deal to stay at Goodison

    The Guardian "Luke Garbutt is to sign a new five-year contract at Everton and then move to Bournemouth on a season-long loan. The England Under-21 left-back, who left Leeds United for Goodison Park in 2009, had appeared likely to depart after negotiations stalled. However, with the 22-year-old’s contract due..." June 23

  • CONFIRMED: Phil Jagielka signs one-year Everton contract extension

    The Express "The centre-back's current deal was due to expire in the summer of 2017, but he has now committed his Goodison Park future until 2018. Jagielka was in fine form once again last season, making 48 appearances in total and helping Roberto Martinez's men finish in 11th place. The 32-year-old has..." June 19

  • Everton ‘complete Gerard Deulofeu transfer from Barcelona’

    Metro "Everton have reportedly struck a £4.3million deal to sign Barcelona winger Gerard Deulofeu. The Spaniard made a big impression at Goodison Park during his loan spell there in 2013-14, but returned to the Nou Camp afterwards. Sevilla signed Deulofeu on another temporary deal for the 2014-15..." June 18

  • Everton eye £3m swoop for Barcelona winger Gerard Deulofeu

    Daily Star "The winger was on loan at Goodison Park during the 2013/14 season and has been on manager Roberto Martinez's radar ever since. Barca loaned the young Spaniard, 21, out again to Seville last season. But Deulofeu wanted a permanent move this time around and has opted to re-join the Toffees. " June 16

  • Everton interested in signing Arsenal forward

    Daily Star "The Goodson Park gaffer is on alert after learning the World Cup winner is set to leave Arsenal. Podolski, 30, has been told by Arsene Wenger he is free to find a new club because he will not feature in his plans next season. The striker spent the second half of the last campaign at Inter..." June 15

  • Everton Transfers: Blues don't need further goal-keeping options this summer, says Martinez

    Liverpool Echo "Roberto Martinez has reiterated his faith in Everton's goalkeeping options as he explained his summer transfer strategy. The Everton boss has already swooped for free agent midfielder Tom Cleverley and will seek to bring in further new faces, but he insisted he does not need to add another..." June 09

  • Former Man Utd boss David Moyes to raid Everton for star defender

    The Express "The Real Sociedad coach wants to put his own stamp on the Basque club and is targeting Oviedo, whose season has been ruined by injury. The Costa Rica international, who can play at left-back or further forward, has made just 11 appearances this term with his campaign having been prematurely..." May 19

  • Everton defender Leighton Baines ruled out until next season following ankle surgery

    Daily Mirror "Leighton Baines has had surgery on a chronic ankle problem, and will now fight to be fit for the start of the next season. The Everton defender has struggled with the injury for more than three years, and Blues officials took the decision to get the surgery done now to ensure he back to rejoin..." May 14

  • Man United's Adnan Januzaj being monitored by Everton - sources

    ESPN FC "Everton would be expected to lead the bidding for Adnan Januzaj if Manchester United made him available for loan next season. The Merseysiders have a long-standing interest in the 20-year-old, sources told ESPN FC, and while United are yet to decide whether the Belgian will be required in Louis..." April 30

  • Everton ‘weighing up a summer transfer move for Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen’

    Metro "Thomas Vermaelen has emerged as a summer transfer for Everton, according to reports. Despite not yet playing a game for Barcelona following his switch from Arsenal last year, Toffees boss Roberto Martinez has placed the Belgium international high on his wish list, according to..." April 18