Everton Rumors & News

  • Everton will NOT replace Samuel Eto'o as Roberto Martinez hails Kone, Barkley and Naismith

    The Express "The Everton manager left the door ajar on a signing before the transfer window closes on Monday, but said it would not be a like-for-like replacement for Eto’o because he has Arouna Kone. Eto’o moved to Sampdoria at the start of the week just five months after arriving on a free transfer, but..." January 29

  • Samuel Eto'o: Striker to complete Sampdoria move on Monday

    BBC "Everton striker Samuel Eto'o will complete his move to Sampdoria on Monday. The 33-year-old passed a medical on Sunday, posting a picture on Twitter with the message: "Successful medical. Ready for a new challenge!!!" Eto'o joined the Toffees on a free transfer in August 2014, and has..." January 26

  • Samuel Eto’o close to completing transfer from Everton to Serie A’s Sampdoria

    Pro Soccer Talk "Everton forward Samuel Eto’o is close a move to Serie A side Sampdoria and only needs the blessing of Everton bosses to complete the deal, according to the Italian club’s sporting director Carlo Osti. Eto’o, 33, and representatives have reportedly been in talks with Sampdoria officials for..." January 21

  • Samuel Eto'o and Roberto Martinez set for talks as striker edges closer to Everton exit

    Daily Mail "Roberto Martinez will meet Samuel Eto’o this weekend to discover his plans as the striker edges closer to leaving Everton. Eto’o missed the FA Cup replay with West Ham on Tuesday after he told Martinez he was not in the right frame of mind to play; Everton’s manager then gave him permission to..." January 18

  • Samuel Eto'o agrees Sampdoria transfer... and Everton striker could face Inter Milan next week

    Daily Mail "Samuel Eto'o has agreed to join Sampdoria after the club reached an agreement with his agent. The 33-year-old Everton striker has been offered a two and a half year deal with the prospect of becoming a coach at the end of his playing deal. Eto'o still has a family home in Milan and was keen..." January 17

  • Roberto Martinez STALLING over letting Samuel Eto'o leave Everton for Sampdoria

    The Express "The Everton manager indicated he will wait until the end of the transfer window before assessing whether to sell Eto'o. Italian side Sampdoria are chasing the Cameroon forward, who only arrived at Everton in August on a free transfer but has fallen out of favour with Martinez. Eto'o was left..." January 16

  • Everton star Romelu Lukaku to face West Ham despite Junior Malanda tragedy

    Daily Star "Lukaku’s best friend, Wolfsburg midfielder Junior Malanda, 20, was killed in a car crash at the weekend. Lukaku , 21,received the news shortly after starring in Everton’s 1-1 draw with Premier League champions Manchester City last Saturday. He said via Twitter at the time: “I love you my..." January 13

  • Man United flop Tom Cleverley to snub permanent Aston Villa move and join Everton instead

    Daily Star "The Manchester United midfielder is on a season-long loan at Villa Park after being told he has no long-term future at Old Trafford. The England star has made 17 appearances for Paul Lambert's men this season, with Villa keen to make the deal full-time in June. Villa are willing to meet..." January 08

  • Everton ready to sell Ross Barkley for £45m to fund revamp of Roberto Martinez's squad

    Daily Mail "Ross Barkley is set to become the January transfer window’s biggest domestic saga and possibly the biggest domestic deal. Everton are ready to consider selling prized asset Barkley - perhaps for as much as £60million - to fund a spending spree in order to shore up their faltering squad and make..." January 04

  • Manchester United identify Everton’s Seamus Coleman as transfer target

    The Guardian "Manchester United hope to sign Seamus Coleman in the January window in a deal that would be worth at least £20m to Everton. United believe it is more likely the right-back can be bought in the summer but are exploring what would represent the considerable coup of acquiring the 26-year-old..." January 01

  • Everton keeper Tim Howard ruled out for five to six weeks

    ESPN FC "Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard will be out for five to six weeks after suffering a calf injury, manager Roberto Martinez says. And the Toffees boss will consider signing a keeper in the January transfer window in order to provide cover for the U.S. international's absence. Howard, 35,..." December 30

  • Manchester United starlet Adnan Januzaj is a loan target for Everton

    Daily Mirror "Everton plan to push ahead with a loan bid for teenage star Adnan Januzaj, reports Dean Jones in the Sunday People . Januzaj, 19, signed a five-year deal at Manchester United in October 2013 and the club still have high hopes for the youngster. Boss Louis van Gaal is playing down the..." December 28

  • Everton's Tim Howard offers sympathy for exiled Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet

    The Express "Everton goalkeeper Howard offered his Merseyside rival his backing and said he disagreed with Rodgers’ decision to axe Mignolet and replace him with Brad Jones. “It is hard,” said Howard. “I feel for Simon. I know he is Red. It is hard being a goalkeeper, I don’t agree with it. The phrase is..." December 18

  • Tim Howard “accepts” that Brad Friedel did not block his move to Manchester United

    Pro Soccer Talk "The bizarre story of Brad Friedel’s alleged attempt to block Tim Howard‘s 2003 move to Manchester United has taken its final twist, as Howard is asking his publisher to amend the controversial account in his new book, “The Keeper.” Friedel was outraged at claims in Howard’s book that he did not..." December 16

  • Martinez working on loan deal for Barcelona defender

    talkSport "Everton have launched a bid to sign Barcelona defender Douglas in the January transfer window, according to reports in Spain. Toffees boss Roberto Martinez wants to bring the 24-year-old Brazilian to Goodison Park on loan next month and strengthen the Blues' injury-hit defence this season. " December 11

  • Tim Howard: Under Jurgen Klinsmann, no more PB&J sandwiches

    ESPN FC "In his new autobiography, Everton and U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard said Jurgen Klinsmann's high-protein bars, yoga sessions and morning "empty stomach runs" made some on the 2014 U.S. World Cup team feel he "micromanaged them." "I'd spent my whole life eating PB&Js; somehow, under Jurgen, the..." December 05

  • Kevin Mirallas set to be offered new Everton contract next summer

    Daily Mail "Kevin Mirallas is set to be offered a new contract at Everton next summer after Roberto Martinez labelled him a 'star'. The 27-year-old Belgium international has scored five times in 10 appearances in all competitions for the Toffees this season and has been impressive on the left-hand side of..." December 03

  • Chelsea outcast Mohamed Salah set for January loan move with Everton interested

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea are keen to loan out winger Mo Salah to a Premier League club in January. Boss Jose Mourinho has indicated he wants Salah, who has not started a League match this season, to gain first-team experience in England. There has been in interest from abroad in signing the Egyptian..." December 02

  • Everton and Leicester ready to step up interest in Turkey midfielder

    talkSport "Inan has come under fire following some poor performances this season and received a red card during Galatasaray's 2-0 defeat against Anderlecht in the Champions League on Wednesday night. Both Roberto Martinez and Nigel Pearson have been linked with a move for the 29-year-old who has a wealth..." November 28

  • Everton have an eye on Shaun Maloney as Roberto Martinez looks to strengthen

    Daily Mail "Everton manager Roberto Martinez is seeking a January reunion with Scotland's Euro 2016 hero Shaun Maloney. Martinez travelled to Glasgow to see Maloney score an outstanding winning goal against the Republic of Ireland during the international break and is keen to bring the 31-year-old..." November 24

  • Seamus Coleman is Chelsea target as Jose Mourinho plots £20m summer move for Everton defender

    Daily Mail "Chelsea are preparing a £20million summer move for Everton full back Seamus Coleman. The Republic of Ireland defender has forged a reputation as one of the best right backs in the Premier League and Jose Mourinho is a confirmed admirer. Everton are wary of interest in Coleman, signed for..." November 23

  • Tim Howard wins U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year

    SB Nation "Tim Howard has been named U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year. The goalkeeper also won the award in 2008, making him just the fifth player to be named Men's Athlete of the Year twice. U.S. Soccer named six nominees for the award. Howard was the clear favorite, but he was joined by Clint..." November 21

  • Keane concerned Roberto Martinez is putting 'pressure' on Everton's Irish contingent to miss international matches

    Daily Mail "Roy Keane is concerned that Everton are exerting ‘pressure’ on their Irish players around Republic of Ireland games and feels a ‘clear the air’ summit with manager Roberto Martinez is required. The Irish No 2 acknowledges Martinez has a duty to his club but feels ‘balance’ is needed regarding..." November 17

  • David Moyes: Ex-Man Utd boss named Real Sociedad manager

    BBC "Former Manchester United boss David Moyes has been named as the new manager of Spanish club Real Sociedad. It is the 51-year-old's first job since he was sacked as United manager in April after a 10-month spell in charge. Moyes replaces Jagoba Arrasate, who was dismissed by Sociedad after a..." November 11

  • Everton striker Arouna Kone could be set for a January move back to former club Levante

    Daily Mirror "Everton striker Arouna Kone is wanted by his former club Levante. The Spanish side want to take the Ivory Coast star in January, if he can prove his fitness. Kone, who turns 31 tomorrow, suffered a serious knee ligament injury just over a year ago. He is desperate to get playing again, and..." November 10

  • Everton's veteran midfielder Leon Osman agrees one-year contract extension

    The Express "It means Osman, who had his testimonial in August, will now continue his career with the Toffees until at least the summer of 2016. The 33-year-old came through the Merseysiders' academy and made his professional debut while on loan at Carlisle in 2002-03. He made his senior Everton bow..." November 06

  • Everton boss Roberto Martinez 'wanted by Inter Milan' to replace under-fire Walter Mazzarri

    Daily Mirror "Roberto Martinez is a candidate to become the next Inter Milan coach, according to reports in Italy this morning. Angry Inter fans held a banner calling for the return of Roberto Mancini during Saturday's 2-0 defeat to bottom club Parma. But La Repubblica claims today that the Everton boss..." November 03

  • David Moyes linked with football return at La Liga club Real Sociedad

    Daily Mirror "Former Manchester United boss David Moyes is reportedly on the Real Sociedad shortlist if the Spanish club decide to dispense with current coach Jagoba Arrasate. The Basque club are enduring a difficult campaign this term, winning just one of their first nine La Liga fixtures, while they were..." October 29

  • Everton boss warns Man City, Utd and Liverpool that Ross Barkley is not for sale

    Daily Star "Barkley signed a new four year deal at Everton in the summer but the speculation over his future won’t go away with neighbours Liverpool and Manchester United reported to be interested, too. But Goodison boss Martinez is totally chilled about keeping midfield sensation Barkley and other..." October 26

  • Everton fans left shaken in Lille as police use tear gas to break up clashes with rival supporters

    Daily Mail "Riot police resorted to using tear gas against Everton fans on Thursday afternoon after a second bout of trouble in Lille's city centre, with reports of rubber bullets being fired. Toffees supporters had gathered in the square ahead of their club's Europa League Group H clash against Lille..." October 23

  • Liverpool and Everton set to do battle for signature of Marseille's Ghana winger Andre Ayew

    Daily Mirror "Andre Ayew has edged closer to a Premier League move by rejecting Marseille’s latest contract offer. The Ghana winger is wanted by five top-flight clubs on a free next summer. Liverpool, Everton, Swansea, Hull and West Ham are all keen and are watching developments. And Ayew plans to run..." October 20

  • Ross Barkley 'really close' to Everton return after nightmare injury

    The Express "Roberto Martinez said the 20-year-old England international might be ready for Everton's home game against Aston Villa on Saturday but a more likely return was the Europa League match at Lille next Thursday. "Ross is really close. "He's had a really good period of work, came back on Monday..." October 16

  • David Moyes: I am ready to return to football after my Manchester United nightmare

    The Telegraph "David Moyes is ready to return to football and believes he is “better-equipped” as a manager after his turbulent spell at Manchester United. Moyes was sacked in April after less than 10 months in charge of United, having spent more than a decade establishing his reputation at Everton as one of..." October 11

  • Manchester City plot deals for Juventus’ Paul Pogba and Everton’s Ross Barkley as they seek Yaya Toure replacement

    Metro "Manchester City are already planning for next summer’s transfer window, with the Citizens reportedly eyeing deals for Paul Pogba and Ross Barkley. Pogba, the former Manchester United midfielder, has already been linked with a return to the Premier League with Chelsea said to be interested in..." October 11

  • Everton fear John Stones could miss eight weeks with ankle injury

    The Guardian "John Stones is to visit a specialist over the ankle injury sustained at Manchester United amid concerns that the Everton defender could be sidelined for up to eight weeks. The 20-year-old was carried off in the final moments of Everton’s 2-1 defeat at Old Trafford on Sunday having landed..." October 09

  • Premier League to expand global reach, may add fixtures in America

    Pro Soccer Talk "The Premier League and its clubs have continued to examine the possibility of adding matches overseas in the United States. The aim to hold a 39th round of contests at different places across the globe was denied six years ago by FIFA and other domestic officials, but an interest in completing..." October 08

  • Everton star Kevin Mirallas out for EIGHT weeks and will miss Man Utd clash

    The Express "Mirallas pulled up in agony in the 29th minute of the 1-1 draw with Liverpool on Saturday as he tried to run away from Jordan Henderson and had to be replaced by Aiden McGeady. The Belgium attacker, who will be 27 this month, was sent for scans which revealed the extent of the damage." October 01

  • Arsenal and Everton eye transfer of Fabian Delph from Aston Villa as free agency looms

    Daily Mirror "Aston Villa are battling to keep Fabian Delph. Arsenal and Everton are among those closely monitoring the situation of the new England midfielder. The 24-year-old has been offered a new deal by the Villans to prevent him leaving on a free transfer at the end of the season. But he has yet..." September 28

  • Roberto Martinez pours cold water on Ross Barkley sale ‘rumours’

    The Times "Roberto Martinez, the Everton manager, has dismissed reports linking Manchester City with a move for Ross Barkley. City made a firm inquiry to Everton about the availability for the England midfielder in the summer but baulked at the £50 million prize tag. However the 20-year-old remains on..." September 27

  • Man City and Chelsea have NOT made Ross Barkley enquiries - Roberto Martinez

    The Express "The 20-year-old England playmaker only signed a new four-year contract at Goodison Park in July and Martinez accepts he will have to deal with talk over Barkley's future even if there is nothing to tell. "I don't think there is anything to comment," Martinez said. "It's a rumour and we'll leave..." September 25

  • Everton manager Roberto Martinez backs Tim Howard to regain form

    ESPN FC "Tim Howard has the strength of character to regain his form after a disappointing week, according to Everton manager Roberto Martinez. The U.S. international goalkeeper was at fault for two goals as the Toffees fell to a surprising 3-2 Premier League defeat at home to Crystal Palace last..." September 25

  • Reds poised to fight Manchester City for Everton's Ross Barkley?

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool are prepared to battle with Manchester City for Everton starlet Ross Barkley! City have been linked with the England midfielder in a move that could cost them in the region of £35million. However, according to the Daily Star, the Toffees Merseyside rivals will also look to swoop..." September 24

  • Manchester City target Everton’s Ross Barkley to fill homegrown gap

    The Guardian "Ross Barkley is a target for Manchester City next summer with the champions valuing the midfielder at around £30m and viewing him as among a select few English homegrown players who could slot instantly into their team. City also hope Joe Hart and James Milner will sign the new deals they have..." September 23

  • Ross Barkley a Manchester City target after being quoted £50m for Everton star in June

    Daily Mail "Manchester City will target Ross Barkley again next summer after their first bid for the England star failed. The champions were quoted an astonishing £50million for Barkley by Everton when they inquired in June, almost double their valuation of the player. City manager Manuel Pellegrini and..." September 22

  • Big changes coming to Merseyside stadiums

    Pro Soccer Talk "Separated by less than a mile, Liverpool and Everton is one of the fiercest rivalries in English football. With their first match taking place in 1894, the Merseyside Derby may have a new look. Liverpool’s proposal for an extension at Anfield has been recommended for approval by city council..." September 17

  • Everton's Ross Barkley could return before November after 'progressing well' from knee injury

    Daily Mirror "Ross Barkley is ahead of schedule on the comeback trail, and could be back in training within the next month. That was the positive message from Everton boss Roberto Martinez today, who suggested his young midfield star could be back in first team action well before the November target he was..." September 11

  • Samuel Eto’o signs two-year deal with Everton

    Pro Soccer Talk "On so many levels, this looks like a perfect fit for both sides. In Samuel Eto’o, Everton gets an versatile striker who will easily adapt to Roberto Martínez’s approach – one whose experience and style of play can help nurture Romelu Lukaku. And in Everton, Samuel Eto’o gets to stay on the fringe..." August 27

  • Everton set to sign former Chelsea striker

    BBC "Everton are close to agreeing a two-year deal for striker Samuel Eto'o after he was released by Chelsea at the end of last season. Liverpool had been interested in the 33-year-old Cameroon international. But the completion of their £16m move for Mario Balotelli left the way clear for Everton..." August 25

  • Sunderland hold 'positive' talks with Arsenal, Liverpool and Everton target Salomon Kalou

    The Express "Kalou was in fine form for the Ligue 1 outfit last season, netting 16 goals and assisting five in all competitions. The former Chelsea man has since been linked with a return to the Premier League after Arsenal, Liverpool and Everton all expressed an interest. However, reports in France now..." August 25

  • Olivier Giroud working to prove the doubters wrong with leveller against Everton

    Daily Star "Olivier Giroud may not be seen as that by many Gunners fans, but his 45-minute cameo at Goodison Park did prove to the Arsenal manager that he can be a consistent scorer. Gary Lineker joined the chorus of criticism against the France striker last week, saying he cannot score 25 goals in a..." August 25

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