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A section of the Everton fans have reacted to the ongoing transfer speculation linking them with a move for Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha. The Toffees were largely dependent on Gylfi Sigurdsson and Richarlison to contribute to the goal tally during the previous campaign, and they are now said to be eyeing a top-class forward, who can take them to the next level and compete for European football.
A recent report from Sky Sports News has claimed that the Toffees are prepared to formal talks with Crystal Palace regarding the signing of …

Everton star Richarlison has issued an apology to his team-mates as well as fans of his new club.
The 21-year-old earned a red-card during the Toffees 2-2 draw against Bournemouth last weekend.
Referee Lee Probert handed the Brazilian his marching orders following an heated exchange with Adam Smith.
Both sides went on to end the game with ten men as Smith also went on to receive a red-card during the second period.
Everton looked like they were going to continue their promising form shown recently as they lead the game 2-0 through goals from …

Everton winger Richarlison has admitted that he is not happy about being snubbed from the Brazil squad which is set to play in friendly internationals against the United States and El Salvador.
The 21-year-old Richarlison earned himself a move from Watford to Everton this summer. While he did show quality with the Hornets during the first-half of last season, many Everton fans questioned Marco Silva’s decision to sign him as he was inconsistent during the second half of last season.
However, Richarlison looks to have rediscovered his touch since reuniting with Silva. …

The Everton hierarchy made extensive changes to the structure of the club. Last summer many Toffees fans had expected that the club would challenge for a top four spot after they spent heavily and brought the likes of Jordan Pickford, Sandro Ramirez, Davy Klaassen,Gylfi Sigurdsson and Michael Keane to Goodisan Park whilst having Steve Walsh as their director of football and Ronald Koeman as their manager.
After having helped Ajax reach the final of the Europa League the season before during which they lost to Manchester United, big things were expected …

Everton forward Wayne Rooney is set to move to MLS side DC United, signing a two-year deal worth £10m. His move to DC will boost their chances to win the league title and you can get the latest odds at Paddy Power. The 32-year-old spent just one season back at Goodison Park after his time at Manchester United came to an end, but things didn’t go well in Merseyside.
Rooney was frequently substituted in 2017/18 and failed to score or create a goal in 2018. He leaves Everton after new …

The 2018/19 Premier League fixtures have been released and we’ve listed all 380 games that will be played by Arsenal, Bournemouth, Brighton & Hove Albion, Burnley, Cardiff City, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Everton, Fulham, Huddersfield Town, Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Newcastle United, Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur, Watford, West Ham United and Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Bournemouth v Cardiff
Arsenal v Man City
Fulham v Crystal Palace
Huddersfield v Chelsea
Liverpool v West Ham
Man United v Leicester
Newcastle v Tottenham
Southampton v Burnley
Watford v Brighton
Wolves v Everton

Saturday, August 18

Brighton v Man United
Burnley v Watford
Cardiff v …

Irrespective of the league position, that is whether West Brom will stay in the Premier League or drop to the Championship, Jonny Evans will be a player in demand in the summer.
If the Baggies survive, and it is a big ‘if’, they will have a better chance of selling their star defender at a reasonably high price, with Arsenal and Manchester City likely to reignite their interest.
However, if they fail to prevent the drop, the Baggies risk losing Evans for just £3 million. Put it simply, Evans has a reported clause in …

Due to the competitive nature of the Premier League, there are now more ‘derby’ matches than ever before. While the traditional local derbies are still popular, rivalry fixtures have become much more important as these play a key role in the fate of the title race. Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal all feature highly in this list of the top five top flight derby matches but there are also others that may catch you by surprise. Here are our selections:

Manchester United vs Manchester City
One of the most important clashes …

Antolin Alcaraz has agreed to a one-year deal with La Liga’s new boys Las Palmas after concluding his contract with Everton.
As much as Antolin Alcaraz is an experienced defender who didn’t hold a regular spot while playing for Everton (The Toffees) after following Roberto Martinez after ending his contract with Wigan Athletic.
During his time at Goodison Park (Everton’s Home ground), which was a short two-year term saw him attend just fourteen Barclays Premier League appearances. That said, however; Las Palmas, on the other hand, have faith that the thirty-three-year-old centre …

Part 1 of this 15-16 Season review looked at the newly promoted sides and the teams that survived the drop (14th-17th) in the Premiership last season. For the second out of this three part review of the season we now look at the teams who finished 7th to 13th in 14/15.
West Bromwich Albion (Last season – 13th)
With Tony Pulis still at the helm, you are already on board when looking at West Brom expecting them to be safe come the end of the 2015-16 season, though their signings do not …