Everton Rumors & News

  • Rafa Benitez among names being considered by Everton should Newcastle be relegated

    Daily Mail "Former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez is among the names being considered by Everton as replacement for Roberto Martinez, should Newcastle be relegated from the Premier League. The Spaniard will part company with the Magpies at the end of the season if they fail to secure their top-flight status..." May 03

  • Everton fan protests should be club's cue to get closer to support - and tell them Martinez's fate

    Liverpool Echo "It was pleasing Everton won a home game finally, just their fifth in the league this season, but ultimately it was similar to the way we have performed all season. When the game kicked off, we started brightly, but it was disappointing to concede so soon after. After we regained the lead, I..." May 03

  • Everton Worried Ross Barkley Will Leave If Roberto Martinez Stays

    Bleacher Report "Everton's poor season has put the future of some of their star players under the spotlight. In the video above, Bleacher Report Insider Dean Jones reveals the club are worried that Ross Barkley, one of the club's best young talents, might leave if manager Roberto Martinez remains in his..." April 29

  • Roberto Martinez could be sacked next week with Everton board meeting scheduled for Friday

    The Telegraph "Everton are due to hold a board meeting on Friday in which the future of manager Roberto Martinez will be discussed with the Spaniard on the brink of being sacked. Should the meeting and Saturday’s Premier League game against Bournemouth go badly for Martinez, then the 42-year-old could even..." April 29

  • Everton board to meet and discuss future of Roberto Martínez this week

    The Guardian "Roberto Martínez’s position as Everton manager will be discussed this week by the club’s board of directors, with the Catalan struggling to save his three‑year tenure at Goodison Park. Martínez, 42, insisted he was the right man for the job and that Everton were close to challenging for..." April 27

  • Tottenham lead Alexandre Lacazette transfer chase ahead of Liverpool, Manchester United and Everton

    Daily Mirror "Tottenham are leading the race to sign Alexandre Lacazette. The Lyon striker is already on the wanted list of Manchester United, Liverpool and Everton. But he now looks certain to go to White Hart Lane in a £23.5million deal at the end of the season. Spurs have been told the 24-year-old..." April 24

  • Chelsea plot double raid on Premier League rivals: Blues desperate to land £90m pair

    Daily Star "They are ready to follow up their previous interest in the young England defender despite a recent slump in from. And they are also weighing up a bid to bring the £50m-rated Belgium striker back to Stamford Bridge just two years after selling him to Everton for £28m. Chelsea made three bids..." April 22

  • Chelsea target John Stones transfer from Everton as first signing of the Antonio Conte era

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea want to make John Stones the first signing of the Antonio Conte regime - despite the criticism he has been receiving for his Everton performances. The outgoing Premier League champions will make a fresh attempt to sign the talented 21-year-old after having a string of big-money bids -..." April 22

  • Everton star Romelu Lukaku's transfer saga takes new twist as he eyes Chelsea return

    Daily Mirror "Romelu Lukaku believes he has “unfinished business” at Chelsea . His private view puts the deposed Premier League champions in pole position to land the Everton striker, who has already admitted he wants to join “a top club” this summer. The London Blues' owner Roman Abramovich will bankroll..." April 20

  • Everton in transfer tussle with Newcastle United for teenage striker Bassala Sambou

    Liverpool Echo "Everton face a fight with Newcastle United to sign teenage striker Bassala Sambou. The 18-year-old has caught the eye of the Blues after hitting 25 goals for Coventry City’s youth teams this season. Sambou has rejected the chances to sign professional terms with the League One side and is..." April 15

  • Everton enter race to sign Man Utd ace Michael Carrick amid Arsenal and West Ham interest

    The Express "Carrick, 34, has yet to be offered a new contract even though his present deal expires in just over a month. The England international wants to stay in England and Everton manager Roberto Martinez would be keen on recruiting him." April 15

  • Klinsmann responds to rumor he could leave USMNT to coach Everton

    CBS Sports "See this tweet below from popular soccer announcer Ian Darke? You know, the announcer most in America love because of his knowledge, dramatic descriptions of the beautiful game and more. He has a lot of fans in the states, and rightfully so. One of them doesn't appear to be Jurgen..." April 13

  • Chelsea rule out Diego Costa transfer — and buying back Romelu Lukaku from Everton is now unlikely

    Daily Mirror "Antonio Conte has been reassured that Chelsea will refuse to sell Diego Costa this summer. There is interest in striker Costa from his old club Atletico Madrid and the Chinese Super League. But the Blues are adamant that the 27-year-old Spain international does not want to leave and they..." April 09

  • Premier League players 'underperform because of worries over poker losses on team bus'

    The Telegraph "Premier League players are underperforming on the pitch because of worries arising from poker games on the team coach or at hotels before matches, according to new research. Top footballers are also using online betting sites to conceal their gambling from their partners, the British..." April 07

  • Leighton Baines worried that Everton players have no chemistry

    Liverpool Echo "Leighton Baines has lifted the lid on Everton’s troubles by admitting: 'There’s no chemistry between the players right now'. The Blues slumped to a third successive Premier League defeat on Sunday, as they lost 1-0 at Manchester United. In a typically honest assessment of Everton’s plight,..." April 05

  • Liverpool vs Everton transfer battle over Alexandre Lacazette looms with both clubs looking for a new striker

    Daily Mirror "Everton and Liverpool will lead the chase for French striker Alexandre Lacazette this summer. Both clubs have monitored the progress of the 24-year Lyon star Lacazette, who went into this weekend’s matches level with Paris Saint-Germain’s Edinson Cavani for joint-second in the Ligue 1 scoring..." April 03

  • Liverpool to shock rivals Everton with £25m summer swoop

    The Express "Yarmolenko has talked up a move to the Premier League in recent weeks and has reportedly attracted the attention of the Toffees. However, according to The Sun, the Reds are hoping to snatch the 26-year-old from under the noses of their Merseyside rivals. It's said the Anfield side would be..." April 02

  • Everton set Lukaku's transfer price at £50m

    ESPN FC "How Everton must wish they had enjoyed a more consistent season. If they had -- and if they had been as far up the Premier League table as many feel they ought to be -- then perhaps not so many people would be talking quite so much about the future of star striker Romelu Lukaku. Previously it..." March 30

  • Man United get boost in battle to sign John Stones: Chelsea pull out race for star

    Daily Star "United have lined up the Everton centre-back, 21, for months and are ready to move in the summer. Old Trafford chiefs had been preparing to battle Chelsea, who had three bids rejected last year, for his signature. The Stamford Bridge club are in the market for a top central defender to..." March 27

  • Antonio Conte puts Romelu Lukaku at the top of his Chelsea summer shopping list

    The Sun "ANTONIO CONTE has moved Romelu Lukaku to the top of Chelsea’s summer transfer plans. Manager-elect Conte sees the Everton and Belgium striker, 22, as the ideal man to lead a rebuilt attack — and his proposal has been well received. Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is convinced that axed boss..." March 26

  • Everton interested in Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen

    Liverpool Echo "Everton are interested in signing Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen. The Blues sent scouts to watch the Dutch keeper in action last weekend against PSV Eindhoven. Cillessen kept a 14th clean sheet of the league season as Ajax won the game 2-0 to leapfrog their rivals at the top of..." March 26

  • Leeds midfielder Lewis Cook is £10million summer target for Everton and Stoke

    The Sun "EVERTON and Stoke have joined the £10million chase for Leeds whizkid Lewis Cook. The York-born midfielder, 19, has impressed in the Championship, scoring twice this season for Steve Evans side. Bournemouth had a £5m bid turned down for Cook in January, but Leeds wanted double for their..." March 25

  • Tim Howard: I moved to Colorado to cement 2018 World Cup hopes

    Pro Soccer Talk "USMNT goalkeeper Tim Howard has been speaking about his move from Everton to the Colorado Rapids in Major League Soccer. Howard, 37, will join the Rapids in July after bringing an end to his 13-year career in the Premier League. The Everton goalkeeper will remain at Goodison Park until the..." March 24

  • Real Madrid set to launch incredible £60m raid for Everton goal-machine Romelu Lukaku

    The Sun "The burly Belgian tops Madrid’s wanted list after smashing 25 goals in 37 games this term. And SunSport understands that discussions between Lukaku’s agent, Mino Raiola, and Madrid representatives are already taking place. Friends of Lukaku insist the 22-year-old loves playing for the..." March 22

  • Tim Howard seals summer move from Everton to Colorado Rapids in MLS

    ESPN FC "Tim Howard has completed a deal to join the Colorado Rapids, returning to Major League Soccer after 13 years in England. The United States goalkeeper will leave Everton at the end of the Premier League season and will be eligible to play for the Rapids when the MLS summer transfer window opens..." March 20

  • Everton boss Roberto Martinez confident he'll keep control of transfers in Farhad Moshiri era

    Liverpool Echo "Roberto Martinez will retain full control of Everton's transfer activity despite the arrival of billionaire investor Farhad Moshiri. The Blues boss says the club can now perform an "expanded" search in each window after the Iranian's purchase of 49.9% of shares was ratified, but Martinez..." March 16

  • Chelsea going all out to seal transfer of Everton’s John Stones

    Metro "Chelsea have a master plan to finally sign Everton defender John Stones, according to reports. The England international was subject of three bids from the Blues in the summer and he even put in a transfer request to move. Everton rejected the request and all the offers and he’d since stayed..." March 15

  • Moshiri: 'I'll give Everton whatever I have'

    Liverpool Echo "Farhad Moshiri believes he has bought into a family by becoming the new major shareholder at Everton and declared he will “give them whatever I have.” Speaking alongside Bill Kenwright, the 60-year-old billionaire said: “What am I to say? I bought into a great club, I felt it today. It is a..." March 14

  • Chelsea set to go all out to pip Manchester City to Everton defender John Stones in the summer

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea will pull out all the stops to try to beat Manchester City in the race to sign Everton defender John Stones this summer. Goodison Park boss Roberto Martinez and owner Bill Kenwright stood firm as the Blues weighed in with three bids for the England star prior to the campaign - the..." March 13

  • Barcelona drop transfer interest in John Stones over concerns the Everton star would struggle to adapt

    Daily Mirror "Barcelona have lost interest in Everton defender John Stones over doubts that the 21-year-old could adapt to La Liga. The Nou Camp club have been following Barnsley-born Stones for a while as they look to add a quality young centre-back this summer. But after making local enquiries into the..." March 10

  • Everton transfer target Steve Mandanda refusing to start talks with Marseille over new contract

    Daily Mirror "Everton target Steve Mandanda is refusing to commit his future to Marseille. The France keeper, 30, is out of contract at the end of the season. His club, currently 13th in Ligue 1, have yet to agree a new deal, and Mandanda insists talks must remain on hold. He said: “My future? We will..." March 09

  • Chelsea want Romelu Lukaku back.. for double the £28m Everton bought him for

    The Sun "CHELSEA are to join the battle for Everton striker Romelu Lukaku in a summer move. The Belgium star, 22, departed Stamford Bridge two years ago but is on their list of players earmarked to rebuild the club after a poor title defence. Blues owner Roman Abramovich remains a fan of the star but..." March 06

  • Everton want transfer of ‘Iranian Lionel Messi’ Sardar Azmoun

    Metro "After being taken over by Iranian billionaire Farhad Moshiri, the Toffees could now make a move for the player dubbed the ‘Iranian Messi’, reveals the Tehran Times. Currently on loan at FC Rostov, the 21-year-old has three goals and one assist in 13 Russian Premier League games this season. " March 03

  • New Everton shareholder Farhad Moshiri pledges £100m summer investment for transfers

    Daily Mirror "Goodison Park's new major shareholder, the billionaire Farhad Moshiri, is ready to commit millions in the ­transfer market to make Everton great again. The Iranian businessman, who has bases in the UK and Monaco, will complete a share purchase by Wednesday, which will see him become the biggest..." February 29

  • Tim Howard set to join Colorado Rapids from Everton - sources

    ESPN FC "U.S. international goalkeeper Tim Howard is on the verge of completing a move to the Colorado Rapids from Everton, multiple sources with knowledge of the negotiations have told ESPN FC. Colorado's interest in Howard first surfaced in January, shortly after it acquired the top spot in the MLS..." February 27

  • Everton keeping tabs on Cardiff’s £10m-rated keeper David Marshall as Tim Howard nears exit

    Daily Mirror "Everton are keeping tabs on Cardiff City’s £10million-rated goalkeeper David Marshall. Long-time Everton number one Tim Howard has been targeted by MLS side Colorado Rapids for a summer move. Everton have been long-time admirers of former Norwich City and Celtic keeper Marshall." February 27

  • Roberto Martinez quiet on Tim Howard's future with Everton

    Sky Sports "Roberto Martinez has refused to discuss Tim Howard's future at Everton amid doubts over whether he will be offered a new contract. The American goalkeeper has been at Goodison Park since joining permanently from Manchester United in 2007 after a successful loan spell. But the 36-year-old has..." February 18

  • Manchester City's new John Stones transfer plan involves offering Everton THREE players in exchange

    Daily Mirror "The Etihad's top brass are ready to send Wilfried Bony, Jesus Navas and Eliaquim Mangala to Goodison to get their hands on rising-star England defender. Manchester City are launching an ambitious bid to lure John Stones from Everton – using players worth £75million as bait, writes Neil Moxley..." February 14

  • Premier League clubs have a duty to look after supporters

    Daily Mail "If you hit the jackpot on the lottery this week, what is the first thing you would do? I’d say you would go straight to your mum and dad and make sure they were looked after. They are the constants in your life, the ones providing support when it is most needed. Could you imagine reaching a..." February 09

  • Everton ready to reward blossoming Ross Barkley with new contract

    The Telegraph "Everton are ready to reward Ross Barkley with a contract extension at the end of the season as Roberto Martinez vowed to build his team around the youngster. Barkley will have two years left on his current deal from the summer, and the Merseyside club are likely to want to add a minimum of..." February 06

  • Pep Guardiola leading the race for John Stones as Manchester City enter market for Everton centre-back

    Daily Mail "Everton defender John Stones would prefer to remain in the north-west of England if he leaves Goodison Park this summer. The highly-rated England centre back was subject of a failed bid from Chelsea last summer and has subsequently emerged as a serious target for Manchester clubs City and..." February 03

  • Everton makes it official with Russian League’s reigning player of year Niasse

    Pro Soccer Talk "The biggest player signing of Monday’s transfer Deadline Day has gone down at Goodison Park, as Oumar Niasse has passed his physical and will join Everton. The reigning Russian Premier League Player of the Year, Niasse was tipped for Everton after the club agreed a reported $19 million deal..." February 01

  • Sevilla make loan move for Everton midfielder Aiden McGeady

    The Guardian "Sevilla have made a surprise move for Aiden McGeady, with the Everton outcast considering the implications for his European Championship prospects before Monday’s transfer deadline. The Republic of Ireland international has received loan offers from Leeds United, Blackburn Rovers and Sheffield..." January 30

  • Tim Howard “highly likely” for Colorado Rapids, MLS move in May

    Pro Soccer Talk "A few days ago the rumor mill was suggesting that Everton and USMNT goalkeeper Tim Howard could be heading back to Major League Soccer with the Colorado Rapids. The rumor had died down for a few days but just got very interesting as a source has told ProSoccerTalk that Howard has held “serious..." January 27

  • Everton had no bid for Tim Howard from Colorado Rapids - Martinez

    ESPN FC "Everton manager Roberto Martinez said the club have received no contact from Major League Soccer side Colorado Rapids about a reported move for Tim Howard. Last week, sources told ESPN FC's Jeff Carlisle that the Rapids are attempting to acquire the U.S. goalkeeper after being rebuffed in their..." January 25

  • Barcelona, Real Madrid and Chelsea set for £50m battle to sign Everton's John Stones

    Daily Mail "John Stones will be at centre of a £50m transfer scramble in the summer, with Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester City and Chelsea all keen to sign him. Everton turned down the opportunity to sell their highly-rated centre half last summer, rejecting a £38million bid from Chelsea. But the..." January 24

  • Man United told Romelu Lukaku fee is £65m

    ESPN FC "Everton are enjoying Romelu Lukaku's red-hot goal-scoring form safe in the knowledge that every strike brings them more points while adding a few extra million to the Belgian's asking price. The Sun reports that with Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City and Chelsea seemingly..." January 20

  • Leeds defender Sam Byram snubs Everton to join West Ham

    The Guardian "West Ham United have beaten Everton to the signature of Leeds United’s coveted defender Sam Byram. Everton last week agreed an initial £3.7m deal with the Championship club for the 22-year-old, who discussed a proposed move with manager Roberto Martínez and the personal terms on offer at..." January 19

  • FA take no action over Everton boss Roberto Martinez for 'diabolical' comment

    Sky Sports "The Football Association will take no action over Everton boss Roberto Martinez after he called the refereeing "diabolical" in his side's 3-3 draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Martinez was angry with the decision to allow John Terry's dramatic late equaliser - the Chelsea captain was a yard..." January 18

  • I’d give John Terry a new deal at Stamford Bridge now, says Guus Hiddink

    The Independent "Guus Hiddink says he would give John Terry a new contract if the decision was down to him. The Chelsea captain scored a brilliant stoppage-time equaliser in the champions’ controversial 3-3 draw with Everton – albeit from an offside position – but there remains doubt about his future. Chelsea’s..." January 18

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