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Club table offer for Everton player, official now wants to enter talks with agent

According to a claim in the Turkish media, Besiktas have tabled an offer to re-sign their former player Cenk Tosun from Everton. The Turkey international has been linked with the Istanbul club in recent weeks after falling out of favour with...
Everton - 2018-11-19 19:48:51

Club want Everton player but Toffees have plans to offload him to Premier League rival

Fanatik claim Galatasaray have again approached Everton with regards to loaning Oumar Niasse. Last month we covered reports from Turkey Niasse had agreed a loan move to Galatasaray in the summer but a deal couldn?t be completed with Everton before...
Everton - 2018-11-19 12:48:51

Player presented as keen regarding transfer to Everton, club will happily facilitate sale

Andrija Zivkovic being linked to Everton by the English media was always going to create waves in the Portuguese media. A Bola cover the claims on Sunday in both their newspaper edition and online, with slightly different stories. It’s made...
Everton - 2018-11-18 19:49:07

Player glad he avoided ‘hopeless battle’ at Everton – Allardyce and deadline day t...

Davy Klaassen’s rebirth in the Bundesliga is no secret, it’s been covered endlessly over the past few months. After a difficult time at Everton, the midfielder has found a better setting for himself at Werder Bremen and as his form has returned...
Everton - 2018-11-16 16:48:31

Player says he drove to Everton training knowing ‘how much it would suck’

Davy Klaassen can speak. Oh he can speak. And he’s refreshingly frank as far as footballers go, but that tends to be more common among those from the Netherlands. This is why there’s endless quotes from the former Everton player about his...
Everton - 2018-11-16 16:48:31

Liverpool player on his chant poking fun at Everton, and how he can’t describe how big Reds ar...

Virgil van Dijk’s debut for Liverpool will have been everything the Dutchman could have dreamed of. He wasn’t supposed to take part in the match, with Jurgen Klopp originally planning to ease his record signing in, but injuries to others,...
Everton - 2018-11-16 19:48:29

Blaise Matuidi explains how Everton is improving player, which aspects of game

Lucas Digne was one of the players most disappointed to miss out on Didier Deschamps’ squad for the World Cup, and that was compounded when France won the competition. As much as players like the Everton left-back will have openly said they...
Everton - 2018-11-15 12:49:09

Everton star with funny story about school, and information on Marco Silva’s video training

Everton star Richarlison is always making people laugh. And it hasn’t been any different this time, in his press conference for the Brazilian national team in London. The player was asked about the difficulties he had in his childhood, and how...
Everton - 2018-11-15 08:49:11

Curious as Dutch newspaper publishes Brands and Everton rumour and then deletes everything

At Sport Witness we follow the sport media around the world and occasionally something happens which appears out of the norm. That’s been the case today with De Telegraaf, Marcel Brands and Everton. It’s worth noting the Dutch newspaper were...
Everton - 2018-11-15 16:49:51

Everton player said be ‘putting a lid on the mouths’ of those who doubted him

It’s hard to express just how much coverage Yerry Mina gets in the Colombian media. The Everton player was much liked in the country before he moved to Barcelona and there was big disappointment he wasn’t given many chances at the Catalan...
Everton - 2018-11-14 19:49:08

Everton transfer statements contested in Spain – Barcelona slant given on Andre Gomes move

Andre Gomes struggled to get regular playing time at Barcelona, which is why the La Liga winners sanctioned his loan move to Everton before the start of this season. Injuries have restricted the likeable midfielder from featuring regularly for...
Everton - 2018-11-14 12:48:49

Club fearful Everton will offer player to clubs like Bayern Munich and PSG in the summer

Aksam claim the Galatasaray board are fearful they won’t be able to keep Henry Onyekuru beyond this season. The Nigerian international joined the Istanbul club on loan from Everton in the summer and he?s impressed the club?s manager Fatih Terim...
Everton - 2018-11-14 12:48:49

Insistence Everton asked to sign Spanish international during summer window, now looking at ?40m

In February, the Spanish media put out at least two separate reports about Everton trying to sign Espanyol players during the January 2018 winter transfer window. The first was left back Aaron Martin, with it being claimed the Toffees made a ?20m...
Everton - 2018-11-13 12:49:06

Fitness update on Everton’s Richarlison from Brazil camp in St Albans

International break is a difficult time for football managers. They send the best of their squads off and wait for them to come back in various states of health. Overnight, Portugal’s FPF released a statement explaining Andre Gomes wasn’t fit...
Everton - 2018-11-13 16:48:50

Everton loanee already paid his transfer fee, performances bring in more money than cost

Everton loanee Henry Onyekuru was the hero during Galatasaray?s win against Kayserispor in the Turkish Super Lig last weekend. Despite absences, Galatasaray managed to win the game comfortably and Onyekuru was one of the main reasons for...
Everton - 2018-11-13 12:49:06

Blow for Everton as new fan favourite sent back from national team, overnight statement on fitness

Andre Gomes has certainly won fans at Everton since arriving at the club on loan from Barcelona. The Catalan club had spent some time trying to find a new home for the former Valencia player, with it becoming apparent he wasn’t going to play an...
Everton - 2018-11-13 12:49:06

Everton, Newcastle and West Ham target close on being a free agent, great opportunity to get him

With Yacine Brahimi’s contract with Porto expiring at the end of the season, the Portuguese press starts to be sure that he’s leaving the club in the summer. Newspaper Correio da Manhã brings a short story today saying he ‘should’ walk,...
Everton - 2018-11-12 19:48:37

Everton player asked to compare Marco Silva to Sam Allardyce, points out ‘main difference̵...

Everton forward Cenk Tosun has spoken to Goal Turkey about life in England and his expectations for this season. The Turkey international joined the Toffees in January for a Super Lig transfer record. Asked about his move to the Premier League,...
Everton - 2018-11-12 12:48:41

Yerry Mina speaks to Colombian radio – Raves about Everton ‘family’, fans, preside...

Everton defender Yerry Mina spoke to Colombian outlet Radio Caracol on Thursday. After making his first start for the club in the friendly against Gor Mahia this week, the player is now ready for 90 minutes in the Premier League against Chelsea...
Everton - 2018-11-09 19:48:41

Everton and Leicester City players remain on manager?s wanted list

Fotomac today report Everton?s Oumar Niasse and Leicester City?s Shinji Okazaki remain targets for Galatasaray ahead of the next transfer window. The two Premier League attackers have been linked with the Istanbul club in recent weeks. According...
Everton - 2018-11-08 19:49:09

Club chief watching Everton?s pursuit of player ?closely?, ready to swoop himself

Yesterday there was a claim in the Turkish media that Besiktas want to re-sign Everton forward Cenk Tosun in the next transfer window as their search for a No.9 continues. Tosun in recent weeks has seen himself left out of Marco Silva?s starting...
Everton - 2018-11-07 16:48:15

Bizarre situation gives Everton chance to sign player as free agent

Everton have joined a host of other clubs in the race for Ajdin Hasic as his contract situation at Dinamo Zagreb seems to be in a mess. According to Croatian outlet Sportske Novosti, as relayed by Mundo Deportivo, an error while extending the...
Everton - 2018-11-06 19:48:56

Everton owned player with German lawyer ‘on his heels’ reports Bild

Henry Onyekuru will hope to start for Galatasaray on Tuesday evening as the Turkish club have travelled to Germany to face Schalke. It’s the type of big game which the Everton owned player will relish. Spending last season on loan at Anderlecht,...
Everton - 2018-11-06 08:48:35

“He’ll become a top coach” – Marcel Brands may have eye on future Everton ma...

Marco Silva has Everton ninth in the Premier League so far this season and his job certainly isn’t under question. The Toffees put so much effort into getting him that they’re clearly looking at the long term and a partnership being built with...
Everton - 2018-11-06 12:49:12

Club ‘determined’ to bet on Everton player, belief he would ‘fit like a glove̵...

Everton manager Marco Silva allowed Sandro Ramirez to join Real Sociedad on a season-long loan deal in the summer. At the end of October, the forward gave an interview to Cadena SER Gipuzkoa and criticised the Toffees style of play, while saying...
Everton - 2018-11-06 12:49:12

Everton star valued at a massive ?62.5m, sixth most valuable in the world for position

Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has been valued at a massive ?62.5m by the latest CIES Football Observatory report. With goalkeeper values rising quickly in recent years, and Pickford securing himself as England’s first choice, the Everton...
Everton - 2018-11-05 12:50:07

Everton’s Marco Silva wanted by club, included in shortlist, we take a look…

Since the plan of changing managers at Benfica was revealed in a leaked tape, the Portuguese press can’t stop talking about it. The conversation took place last year, when the Eagles were still looking to take Marco Silva from Watford. Still,...
Everton - 2018-11-01 19:48:39

Player’s ‘dominant’ performance against Everton convinced Toffees to sign him

During the 2017/18 season, Everton made it to the group stages of the Europa League after overcoming Ru?omberok and Hajduk Split in the qualifiers. Against the Croatian side, they registered a 3-1 aggregate victory and Nikola Vlasic started in both...
Everton - 2018-11-01 08:48:19

Everton loanee has ‘accepted’ his fate, knows future probably isn’t at Goodison Pa...

Finally making his debut for Everton against Crystal Palace since joining on loan from Barcelona, the Portuguese midfielder has brought a breath of fresh air to Marco Silva?s midfield, even if he wasn?t able to stop his side from losing 2-1 to...
Everton - 2018-11-01 16:48:13

Player lifts lid on Everton summer exit, ‘really appreciated’ Marco Silva’s ‘...

After a catastrophic season, at least personally, with Ronald Koeman, David Unsworth and Sam Allardyce, everything appeared to be getting better for Kevin Mirallas at Everton when Marco Silva took charge. Playing in the pre-season friendlies, the...
Everton - 2018-11-01 12:48:17

Intermediary details Everton’s talks for manager, was second option after Marco Silva

Benfica president Luís Felipe Vieira and intermediary César Boaventura have now given more details about Everton’s approach for the Eagles manager Rui Vitória last year. The explanations were made after a tape with a conversation between the...
Everton - 2018-10-31 19:54:37

Forward reveals how Everton changed, now a ‘business’ rather than ‘family clubR...

Everton was a huge part of Kevin Mirallas? career, but now, it?s a club that?s firmly behind him as he tries to break through in Serie A and convince Stefano Pioli he should be starting regularly ahead of Marko Pjaca, who hasn?t had the greatest...
Everton - 2018-10-31 16:48:24

“We never spoke” – Everton loanee criticises Allardyce approach at club, frustrati...

Despite turning things around at Everton after Ronald Koeman?s catastrophic start to the 2017-18 season, Sam Allardyce was replaced by Marco Silva in the summer. While everything from the outside appeared to be going relatively well, with results...
Everton - 2018-10-31 19:54:37

Leaked conversation details Everton’s chase for a new manager in 2017

The big news in Portugal today is that Benfica president Luís Felipe Vieir tried to sign Marco Silva from Watford and send Rui Vitória to Everton last year. The reason why these moves are being revealed now is because a tape with a conversation...
Everton - 2018-10-30 16:48:53

“Why not"” – Player hints about Everton exit, and gives another dig to club&#...

Ronald Koeman was in charge at Everton when they signed Sandro Ramirez from Malaga in 2017 and months later, the Dutchman was shown the exit door and replaced by Sam Allardyce. The former England coach didn’t feel the 23-year-old was ready and...
Everton - 2018-10-30 19:48:46

Conversation between José Mourinho and Everton player getting big attention in South America

As we’ve been covering in the past few weeks, the Colombian press has been really excited for Yerry Mina’s debut in the Premier League with Everton. The local media has been covering every step the defender makes for the Toffees, and has...
Everton - 2018-10-29 19:49:03

How Pablo Zabaleta telephone call helped Everton player get his big break

On Friday, Brazil national team manager Tite has called up the squad for the firendly matches against Uruguay and Cameroon. During the press conference, he asked his assistant Sylvinho to tell the story about the time Everton forward Richarlison...
Everton - 2018-10-27 12:48:13

From Colombia: Media consider Mina and Everton situation a world football event

It’s been a while since the Colombian press has been showing how anxious they’re for Yerry Mina’s debut in the Premier League. Even though the player has already featured for Barcelona, they really want the national team star to be a regular...
Everton - 2018-10-26 08:47:59

Everton player tops CL club?s wanted list, talks already initiated, bid in coming weeks

According to a claim in the Turkish media, Galatasaray are continuing to track Everton forward Oumar Niasse. There have been recent reports the Turkish champions tried to sign the player during the last transfer window after holding talks with the...
Everton - 2018-10-25 12:49:06

Everton?s Marcel Brands speaks about clubs like Chelsea inflating transfer prices

Everton sport director Marcel Brands has told the Dutch media it?s becoming more difficult to bring in Brazilians as clubs like Chelsea have inflated transfer prices in the country. Speaking to Voetbal international, Brands was asked about...
Everton - 2018-10-24 19:49:24

From South America: Everton player has ‘enemy at home’, impatience mixed with excitement

Since recovering from two different injuries, Yerry Mina made it to Everton’s squad for the first time on Sunday as he was an unused substitute in the Toffees? 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace. Marca Colombia says the South American defender will...
Everton - 2018-10-23 12:48:58

From Germany: Everton and Leicester City lined up for Dortmund tussle should they move for target

Whilst Eden Hazard is having a good start to the season for Chelsea, so is his brother Thorgan at Borussia Monchengladbach. Four goals and three assists in eight Bundesliga matches so far tells it’s own story, and a goal and two assists against...
Everton - 2018-10-22 16:49:36

“I’d like to play in La Liga” – Player makes it clear he wants Everton exit

Happy about being away from Goodison Park and Marco Silva, Nikola Vlasic doesn?t particularly want to return to Everton next season. At least, that?s what the attacking midfielder hinted at in an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport ahead of CSKA...
Everton - 2018-10-22 12:48:41

“That’d be an understatement” – Manager explains why he’s so happy wit...

Davy Klaassen and Everton was never meant to be, but it’s interesting how good he was before the transfer and how good he now is at Werder Bremen following his miserable Toffees experience. The Dutchman is clearly a talented footballer, and in...
Everton - 2018-10-20 08:48:23

From Brazil: ‘Fake agent’ claimed to be Rio Ferdinand’s partner and met Everton of...

The Civil Police of the State of Rio Grande do Sul have reportedly charged a man accused of impersonating an agent to negotiate with Premier League clubs. As reported by website UOL on Friday, the 32-year-old criminal had his home visited by police...
Everton - 2018-10-19 19:48:30

Muscle injury, meaning up to six weeks out, will cause concern for Everton

Sabah today report Everton attacker Henry Onyekuru has been ruled out for up to six weeks due to injury. The youngster is currently on loan with Galatasaray for the season. It?s reported the Everton owned player could be sidelined for four to six...
Everton - 2018-10-19 12:48:43

Everton are ‘active’ in tussle to sign player, remain ?the biggest obstacle? for any com...

Everton are continuing to be linked with a move for Liverpool forward Divock Origi, but face competition from Besiktas, and are ‘active’ in the race for the player. The Belgian international in recent days has been linked with a move to...
Everton - 2018-10-18 12:48:04

Club to sell two players to fund Everton transfer deal, Toffees man already shook hands on move

According to a claim in the Turkish media, Galatasaray are looking to sell Younès Belhanda and Sofiane Feghouli in order to fund a move for Everton forward Oumar Niasse. The Turkish champions have been linked with the Everton player in recent...
Everton - 2018-10-16 12:48:50

Everton attacker explains why he turned down ‘huge club’ to sign for Toffees

Brazilian outlet UOL today features a good interview with Bernard, in which he talks about the decision to join Everton and the good time he’s having in England. After spending five years at Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk, the winger claims...
Everton - 2018-10-15 19:48:45

Player explains he’s seeing decision to leave Everton as permanent, choice made with family

Kevin Mirallas is slowly easing into his stint with Fiorentina. Arriving in the summer from Everton on loan, the Belgian doesn’t see it as a temporary exit from Goodison Park, but rather a brilliant opportunity for a permanent transfer and a new,...
Everton - 2018-10-15 12:48:59

Player on Silva’s role in his decision to join Everton, moving to Manchester, and running a lo...

On October 10th, Everton defender Lucas Digne told L?Equipe that his target for this is season is to help the Merseyside club climb as high as possible in the league table. The left-back struggled for minutes at Barcelona and therefore, he left the...
Everton - 2018-10-15 16:49:14

Everton said to have initiated process to sign Liverpool player in January transfer window

According to claims in the Turkish media, Everton are showing an interest in Liverpool forward Divock Origi. The Belgian looks surplus to requirements under Jurgen Klopp and may need to move on in the next window. It’s claimed by Aksam that...
Everton - 2018-10-14 19:48:39

“I wouldn’t have been able to chase him” – Everton player questions own spee...

Iceland came so close but so far to an unlikely victory over World Cup winners France on Thursday evening. Beating France 2-0 until the 86th minute, they were eventually undone by Kylian Mbappe. He first helped to force an own goal from the...
Everton - 2018-10-12 16:48:41

“I go to his office and we talk” – Everton star reveals his tactical chats with ma...

Richarlison and Marco Silva are something of a double act. Working well at Everton, the pair did the same at Watford before the manager was edged out after talking to the Toffees about moving to Goodison Park during the last season. The...
Everton - 2018-10-11 16:48:54

Everton’s ‘interesting offer’ listed by club as one of the reasons for transfer be...

Barcelona signed Yerry Mina from Brazilian club Palmeiras earlier in January, only to sanction his sale to Everton in the summer transfer window. In his short spell with the Catalan club, the centre-back?s playing time at the Camp Nou was limited...
Everton - 2018-10-11 12:48:26

Everton player on ‘disappointment’ of missing World Cup, targets for this season with To...

Lucas Digne was regularly included in France squad for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers, but failed to make it to the final 23 for the FIFA tournament in Russia. One of the reasons why Didier Deschamps excluded the left-back from the national squad...
Everton - 2018-10-10 16:50:29

Claim Everton player’s agent asked for ?5m fee to help deal go through

There?s a claim in the Italian media that AC Milan were close to signing Bernard ahead of Everton during the last transfer window. The Brazilian signed for Everton on a free transfer after his contract with Shakhtar Donetsk expired in the...
Everton - 2018-10-07 19:48:04

“It seems logical” – National team manager explains reason for Everton player̵...

France will face Iceland and Germany in October?s international break and Didier Deschamps has announced his 23-man squad for his side?s two fixtures. Hours before the World Cup winning revealed the names of these players, we carried a report from...
Everton - 2018-10-05 16:48:13

“I hope so” – Agent discusses future transfer away from Everton, people ‘say...

When Nikola Vlasic left Everton on loan to go to CSKA Moscow, he went there to prove a point, and proving a point he is. Going through three managers in the space of a year, the attacking midfielder started under Ronald Koeman, sat on the bench...
Everton - 2018-10-05 19:48:07

Claim club ?shook hands? with Everton player, transfer could still happen

According to a claim in the Turkish media, Galatasaray were close to signing Everton?s Oumar Niasse in the last transfer window after they ?shook hands? with the forward. Since arriving at Goodson Park, the Senegal international has been constantly...
Everton - 2018-10-04 12:48:19

Back-up for claim Marco Silva made ‘big mistake’ with Everton transfer, ‘amazing&#...

Allowed to leave Everton on loan by Marco Silva, ending up at CSKA Moscow, Nikola Vlasic is enjoying life in Russia. Swapping no midweek football for the Champions League in the process, the Croatia U21 international has already proven himself in...
Everton - 2018-10-04 08:48:37

Two Everton players could get surprise good news today, boost for Marco Silva?s team

Football is largely about capitalising on the misfortune of others, whether that’s as a team or individual players. This week several Frenchman will get the chance to join Didier Deschamps’ squad after injuries to others, and there’s a chance...
Everton - 2018-10-04 12:48:19

Player’s good start to the season at Everton makes him favourite to get call-up

On September 28th, we relayed news from Spain that Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti has suffered a serious injury and it could keep him out of action for several months. The France international?s latest setback means his national team manager,...
Everton - 2018-10-03 12:48:45

Player ‘arouses the interest’ of Everton, lined up for tussle with big boys over impress...

Nicolas Pepe is the most highly rated player in Ligue 1 this season, according to L’Equipe. Giving out marks for each match, the French newspaper then publishes a table each week to show who has the highest average rating. Right now Lille’s...
Everton - 2018-10-02 12:48:30

Everton loanee on course to gaining regular first-team spot, great news for everyone involved

At Sport Witness, we try and keep you up to date with what your team?s players are doing on their loans, and even if there?s little chance of Kevin Mirallas returning to Everton, at least according to him, he?s still a Toffee and his performances at...
Everton - 2018-10-02 08:48:39

?It doesn?t surprise me? – Everton recruiter is frank on player?s transfer prospects

Florian Thauvin has been playing at a high level for Marseille for some time now. It was no surprise when he was taken to Russia by Didier Deschamps, and the now World Cup winner has cemented his place in the national squad. The 25 year old is...
Everton - 2018-09-30 16:49:33

Manager’s mind games with Everton loanee, firing him up, model for ‘unskilled’ pla...

After sitting on the bench against SPAL, Kevin Mirallas was given his first start under Stefano Pioli against Inter in midweek, and he impressed. We?ve already covered the reaction to that the day after, but with a few days to mull over his...
Everton - 2018-09-29 08:48:20

From Colombia: Yerry Mina’s mysterious broken 5th metatarsal, as Everton boss denies bad injur...

In his press conference on Friday, Marco Silva played down the idea of Yerry Mina having suffered a serious setback in his battle to get fit. When the defender arrived from Barcelona it wasn’t thought he wouldn’t have made his Everton debut by...
Everton - 2018-09-29 08:48:20

Everton player meets up with former club, along with two of Marco Silva’s men

Everton midfielder André Gomes has reportedly made a special visit to Benfica youngsters on Thursday. As written by Portuguese newspaper A Bola today, the 25-year-old went to meet some Eagles’ youngsters who are facing the Toffees...
Everton - 2018-09-28 19:49:31

West Ham and Everton travelled to watch Italy international, facing competition from big boys

Spending just under £95m in the summer, West Ham decided to give new manager Manuel Pellegrini everything he wanted (within reason). Up north, Everton did something very similar with Marco Silva, opening their chequebook for the likes of...
Everton - 2018-09-28 19:49:31

‘The running miracle’ – Manager hails Klaassen, ‘world class’, Everton...

Davy Klaassen’s one and only season at Everton was an absolute disaster for the player. Signed under the Ronald Koeman tenure, a lot was expected of the former Ajax star and he wasn’t able to show he’d been a worthy signing. Things didn’t...
Everton - 2018-09-27 12:48:48

Marcel Brands knocked back approach for Everton player, despite talks, club still have hope

According to a claim the Turkish media, Besiktas held talks with Everton during the last transfer window with regards to re-signing Cenk Tosun. The Turkey international only joined the Toffees in January from the Istanbul club. Fotomac today...
Everton - 2018-09-27 16:49:40

Everton interest claims on a roll, Toffees now said to have good relationship with representatives

Now that the Brazilian media have revealed Everton are scouting Éder Militão from Porto, it’s time for the Portuguese press to react to these claims. Two major local newspapers, A Bola and Record, have stories about the centre-back today,...
Everton - 2018-09-27 16:49:40

Everton target revealed after official sent, club eyeing Brazilian who recently moved

A couple of days ago, we had a story about Everton’s scouting mission in the game between Vitória de Setúbal and Porto. The Toffees’ visit to the Estádio do Bonfim had been reported by the Portuguese press, although local outlets didn’t know...
Everton - 2018-09-26 16:49:04

?60m, ?70m, ?80m – As Everton interest revealed, agents estimate transfer value

Earlier today, we’ve covered claims from Brazil which said that Everton are interested in the Porto defender Éder Militão. The report from UOL said that the Toffees have already scouted the player twice, as his entourage believes he’ll soon...
Everton - 2018-09-26 19:49:04

Everton loanee with ‘surprise’ first start, bodes well for potential future transfer

It might have taken him some time to get his first start, but Everton?s Kevin Mirallas finally got the chance to show Fiorentina fans what he can do throughout 90 minutes on Tuesday night. Despite losing 2-1 to Inter, La Viola gave a good account...
Everton - 2018-09-26 12:49:08
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