Everton Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Everton in talks with Samuel Eto'o over sensational move to Goodison Park

    Daily Mirror "Everton are talking to Samuel Eto’o about a move to Goodison Park - but they face stiff competition from the Middle East. The Toffees are desperate to improve their striking options and now that Brendan Rodgers has pulled out of a move for the veteran striker, Roberto Martinez will step..." August 24

  • Manchester City dropped Ross Barkley pursuit after Everton demanded £50MILLION for youngster

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City ditched a plan to sign Ross Barkley after being told it would take a bid of more than £50million to tempt Everton to sell. Sunday Mirror revealed in July that Manuel Pellegrini had the England midfielder in his sights after a sensational performance against City towards the end..." August 24

  • Roberto Martinez hoping injured Ross Barkley will be back before the end of October

    Daily Mirror "Roberto Martinez is hoping his brilliant young star Ross Barkley can be back in action before the end of October. The Everton boss still doesn't know the extent of the young midfielder's injuries after a training ground accident that left him with torn knee ligaments. That type of injury can..." August 21

  • Everton maintain interest in Samuel Eto'o as search for another striker continues

    Daily Mail "Everton are continuing to consider a deal for Samuel Eto'o as they intensify their search for another striker. The Cameroon international was released by Chelsea at the end of last season. " August 19

  • Tottenham, Everton and Manchester United on alert as Barcelona make Alex Song available on free loan

    The Telegraph "Barcelona have made former Arsenal midfielder Alex Song available on a free loan. That could alert Tottenham, Everton and even Manchester United before the transfer window shuts at the end of this month. Song ideally wants to return to the Premier League after being told to find a new club by..." August 19

  • Forget signing McCarthy! Roberto Martinez tells Man Utd to drop interest in Everton ace

    The Express "McCarthy, 23, has emerged as one of the Premier League’s most influential players following a £13m move from Wigan to Everton last summer. United have been linked with the Republic of Ireland international during the summer, but Everton boss Martinez is adamant he is going nowhere." August 14

  • Everton set to confirm Christian Atsu loan move from Chelsea but David Henen talks stall

    Daily Mail "Everton expect to formally announce the signing of Christian Atsu from Chelsea on loan on Monday but their discussions with Anderlecht over teenage forward David Henen have hit an impasse. Henen tweeted: 'I hope I can announce some good news later this week but if there's no agreement I wont..." August 11

  • Everton's loan bid for Christian Atsu breaks down as Chelsea fear he won't get game time

    Daily Mirror "Everton's loan bid for Christian Atsu has broken down over concerns that the Ghanaian would not get enough playing time. The highly-rated World Cup winger is now back at Chelsea training before a decision is taken over his next move. Atsu, 22, had chosen Goodison Park as his destination..." August 05

  • Everton close in on Atsu loan deal

    Liverpool Echo "Everton FC are closing in on a season-long loan deal for Chelsea and Ghana winger Christian Atsu. Roberto Martinez has identified the 22-year-old as a replacement for Barcelona starlet Gerard Deulofeu who enjoyed a successful temporary spell at Goodison last term. The ECHO understands that..." August 01

  • Everton new boy Romelu Lukaku didn't have what it takes to play for Chelsea sniffs Mourinho

    Daily Mirror "Jose Mourinho has blamed Romelu Lukaku’s lack of professional commitment as his reason for selling the striker to Everton. The Belgium hitman has become the Toffees' £28million record signing, as it became clear his relationship with the Chelsea boss was fractured beyond repair. He had been..." July 31

  • Romelu Lukaku flying in to complete £25million move to Everton from Chelsea on five-year deal

    Daily Mail "Romelu Lukaku is on the verge of completing a £25million move from Chelsea to Everton. The striker had been expected to join up with Jose Mourinho's side on Wednesday afternoon but he is now flying to England from Belgium to seal a five-year, £75,000-a-week deal with the Toffees. On..." July 30

  • Ross Barkley signs new four-year contract at Everton

    Sky Sports "Everton midfielder Ross Barkley has signed a new four-year deal with the Premier League club. The 20-year-old, who had been linked with a number of top clubs, has committed his future to Goodison Park until 2018. Barkley was a fixture in Roberto Martinez's side last season, playing in 34 of..." July 29

  • ‘Lukaku wants permanent Everton move’, claims Toffees official

    talkSport "Lukaku enjoyed great success on loan at Goodison Park last season, netting 19 goals in 33 appearances to fire the Merseyside outfit to a fifth place finish. But, despite his fine goalscoring form, the 21-year-old Belgian international remains out of favour with Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho,..." July 27

  • Didier Drogba's Chelsea return accelerates Everton's £18m bid for Romelu Lukaku

    The Express "Jose Mourinho's capture of the Cote d’Ivoire international represents a significant shun for Lukaku - who had reportedly been asked to remain in West London to fight for a first-team place. It's presumed the news will seal the 21-year-old's Chelsea fate with Everton readying an £18m..." July 26

  • Everton close to signing Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Muhamed Besic

    The Guardian "Everton appear to be on the brink of announcing their second summer signing as the Ferencvaros midfielder Muhamed Besic has joined them on a pre-season trip to Thailand. Besic, 21, represented Bosnia-Herzegovina in the World Cup and has been a target for the Everton manager, Roberto Martínez,..." July 25

  • Everton star Seamus Coleman ruled-out of pre-season tour of Thailand with hamstring injury

    The Express "The Republic of Ireland international came on at half-time in Tuesday's friendly at Tranmere but was withdrawn in the second-half. He will stay behind at the club's Finch Farm training ground with striker Arouna Kone and defender Bryan Oviedo, who are still making their way back from knee..." July 23

  • Everton and Liverpool close in on MK Dons youngsters

    The Express "Eighteen-year-old Galloway has asked to leave the League One club amid interest from a host of Premier League sides. The Dons, who handed Galloway his debut at 15, will seek a substantial compensation fee for losing the England Under-19 midfielder. Galloway made 13 appearances for MK Dons..." July 21

  • Man Utd, City and Chelsea for Barkley, £8.5m Arsenal target to Liverpool

    Daily Star "Manchester City are interested in Everton and England star Ross Barkley. Reports suggest City chiefs see Barkley, 20, as the perfect long-term replacement for Yaya Toure. Starsport understands the 31-year-old Ivory Coast midfielder wants to leave the Premier League and is pining for a move..." July 18

  • Everton considering Colombia's Carlos Bacca as Chelsea stall on Romelu Lukaku offer

    Daily Star "Bacca bagged 21 goals for Seville last term in his first season in Spain. His goals helped his side win the Europa League and earned him a place in Colombia's World Cup squad. The 27-year-old featured once in Brazil in Colombia's quarter-final defeat against the hosts after a leg injury..." July 15

  • Gareth Barry signs three-year deal to join Everton

    The Guardian "Everton have announced the signing of former England midfielder Gareth Barry on a three-year deal. The 33-year-old spent last season on loan at Goodison Park and became an integral figure for manager Roberto Martínez, making 36 appearances. Barry was out of contract after his deal with..." July 09

  • Sunderland join Everton in race for Manchester City's Jack Rodwell

    Daily Star "Black Cats' chief Gus Poyet has identified Rodwell as his top midfield target having lost Jack Colback, Craig Gardner and Ki from last season's squad. City are ready to loan out the 23-year-old, who has struggled to make an impact at the Etihad Stadium. But Poyet has a tough task on his..." July 08

  • Martinez weighs up Rodwell move, but rejects City's Barkley approaches

    Liverpool Echo "Everton FC will dismiss any interest in Ross Barkley from Manchester City – but Roberto Martinez could consider a deal to bring Jack Rodwell back to Goodison. Reports over the weekend have suggested City are eyeing up a £25million bid for Barkley which would also include former Blues midfielder..." July 06

  • Eto'o drops Premier League stay hint as Arsenal and Everton lurk

    talkSport "The experienced Cameroon international, 33, is yet to choose his next club, although he had previously given a hint by stating he wanted one final crack at Champions League football next term. However, he has raised the prospect of heading to the MLS - or indeed remaining in England - by..." July 03

  • Roberto Martinez joins England on casualty list after his accreditation is removed for letting someone else use it

    Daily Mail "Everton manager Roberto Martinez has joined the England team on the World Cup casualty list by having his tournament accreditation taken away. FIFA took action against Martinez, who is working as a pundit for American channel ESPN, after he allowed his accreditation to be used by someone else..." June 23

  • There have been bids! Ecuador's Enner Valencia chased by Spurs, Everton and Newcastle

    The Express "The 25-year-old has been one of the stand-out performers in Brazil so far, helping himself to three goals in just two matches. Despite only joining Pachuca in January, where he has already scored 18 times in 23 games, Valencia is open to a European move, and reports claim that Spurs are leading..." June 22

  • Everton launch £10m bid to beat Arsenal and Man Utd to Alessio Cerci as Lukaku hopes fade

    The Express "Reports in Italy suggest that the Toffees will offer Torino £10m to try and lure Cerci to Goodison Park next season. While Cerci is not a direct replacement for Lukaku - who remains a target for the Merseyside club - the 26-year-old scored 13 league goals in Serie A last term. Those goals..." June 17

  • Everton boss Roberto Martinez wants 7 players including Chelsea star Lukaku

    Daily Star "Martinez, who has just signed a new five-year contract, is currently out in Brazil. And he visited the Holland training camp ahead of their sensational opening victory over World Cup holders Spain. The Spaniard has his eyes on Dynamo Kiev attacker Jeremain Lens and defender Stefan de Vrij..." June 16

  • Everton plot Hakim Ziyech transfer before Ajaz and PSV can grab the Dutch starlet

    Daily Mirror "Everton are ready to take on Eredivisie giants Ajax and PSV Eindhoven in the race for Hakim Ziyech, a youngster tipped to be the next great Dutch star. The Toffees' boss Roberto Martinez revealed recently he had the 21-year-old Heerenveen midfielder watched several times in the closing weeks of..." June 11

  • Newcastle plot Curtis Davies transfer from Hull with Sunderland and Everton also interested

    Daily Mirror "Newcastle have joined the chase for Hull skipper Curtis Davies. The centre-back is in demand, with Sunderland and Everton both ready to pay £8million to prise him out of the Yorkshire club. But Toon chief Alan Pardew plans to tempt the Tigers with a player-plus-cash offer for the former..." June 08

  • Everton open talks with Chelsea over possible Romelu Lukaku move

    Daily Mail "Everton have opened talks with Chelsea over another deal for Romelu Lukaku. The Belgian has been offered to Atletico Madrid and has around six other clubs interested. Lukaku, 21, is with the Belgium World Cup squad who have been tipped to be the tournament's dark horses. The striker..." June 06

  • Premier League revenues top £2.5 billion

    Fox Sports "Commercial revenue increased by 21% at Premier League clubs in the 2012/13 season and topped £2.5 billion for the first time, according to the Annual Review of Football Finance by Deloitte. However, over 75% of the revenue increase was spent on wages, which rose by £125m (8%) to £1.8billion and..." June 05

  • West Ham offer Gareth Barry big bucks in bid to pip Everton and Arsenal to free agent

    Daily Mail "West Ham have joined the race to sign free agent midfielder Gareth Barry. The 33-year-old has offers from Everton and Arsenal but the Upton Park club are trying to improved terms over a two-year deal. Everton have offered Barry around £50,000 a week while Arsenal's is similar but Barry knows..." May 27

  • West Ham join Everton and Arsenal in race to land Gareth Barry

    The Express "The 33-year-old has offers from Everton and Arsenal, but the Hammers are putting together improved terms over a two-year deal. Everton have offered Barry about £50,000 a week, while Arsenal’s deal is similar, but Barry knows his playing opportunities would be more limited at the..." May 27

  • Inter Milan line up summer raid for Liverpool and Everton target

    Talking Chop "Both Merseyside clubs have been credited with an interest in the tough-tackling France midfielder, who joined Rubin in January 2013. The 23-year-old's future looks uncertain under Rinat Bilyaletdinov, who took over in January and has barely played him since his arrival. England had looked..." May 23

  • Everton and Newcastle set for transfer battle over Manchester City's wantaway Jack Rodwell

    Daily Mirror "Newcastle and Everton are set to battle it out to land Jack Rodwell this summer. The midfielder is ready to quit Manchester City for first team football. The 23-year-old has made just seven Premier League starts for City since joining for £12million in summer 2012 - from Everton, where he..." May 21

  • Everton vs Newcastle in transfer race for Tottenham's Andros Townsend

    Daily Mirror "Everton are lining up a move for Tottenham and England winger Andros Townsend. Roberto Martinez was keen to take the 22-year-old speedster to the Toffees on loan last summer but was rebuffed by Spurs. Now Martinez, also in the hunt for QPR striker Loic Remy and linked with Swansea forward..." May 16

  • Everton star Ross Barkley TOLD to sign for Liverpool in £38m deal

    Daily Star "Starsport revealed last month how the Reds could spark a summer bidding war for the England star with a shock £38m offer. Everton insist they are not willing to listen to offers for their star midfielder - but it hasn't stopped Reds fans trying to twist his arm. They have taken to Twitter in..." May 14

  • Everton considering move for £10m Demba Ba as a replacement for Romelu Lukaku

    Daily Mail "Everton are considering a £10million move for Chelsea striker Demba Ba to replace Romelu Lukaku, who is set to return to the west Londoners after a successful season on loan at Goodison. Boss Roberto Martinez is looking for attacking reinforcements and is known to be an admirer of the..." May 11

  • Everton told to forget about a move for Valencia youngster

    talkSport "Toffees boss Roberto Martinez is a fan of the midfielder, who is approaching the end of his second season-long loan at Elche. The 21-year-old is yet to make a senior appearance for Valencia but his parent club fully intend to incorporate him into their first-team fold next term, thus ending..." May 06

  • Tottenham want Everton boss Roberto Martinez to replace Tim Sherwood

    Daily Star "Spurs are weighing up a shock approach for the Everton boss after overlooking him two years ago. White Hart Lane chairman Levy opted for Andre Villas-Boas ahead of the Spaniard to replace Harry Redknapp. Having seen how things have turned out for Villas-Boas and Martinez, Levy has realised..." May 06

  • Momo Diame a target for Everton as West Ham midfielder looks for summer switch

    Daily Mail "Everton are monitoring West Ham midfielder Momo Diame’s situation ahead of a potential summer swoop. The Senegal international, who recently admitted he’d jump at the chance of playing for a top-six club, is open to leaving Upton Park this summer. And Toffees boss Roberto Martinez is..." May 03

  • Roma consider move for in-demand Chelsea striker

    talkSport "Roma are considering launching a summer move for Chelsea hitman Romelu Lukaku, reports Il Messaggero. Lukaku’s loan spell at Everton ends at the end of the season and he stated earlier this week that Chelsea will decide this summer whether he will be incorporated into Jose Mourinho’s first-team..." May 01

  • Everton drawing up plans to leave Goodison Park for new 50,000-seater stadium

    The Express "A site on Walton Hall Park on Walton Hall Avenue – just a mile from their existing Goodison home – is one option under discussion and understood to be the favoured choice. Everton would make the move in partnership with among others, Liverpool City Council, and point to the collaboration..." April 29

  • Roberto Martinez plans at least six summer signings to compete in Europe next season

    The Express "Martinez is close to securing European football in his maiden term in charge of the Toffees, though it remains to be seen if they will qualify for the Champions League or Europa League. And the former Wigan manager admits he will need to be busy when the transfer window reopens, with loanees..." April 29

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