EVERTON, WEST HAM WANT TO SIGN £73K-A-WEEK MANCHESTER UNITED PLAYER

Frank Lampard’s Everton and David Moyes’s West Ham United are among the clubs interested in signing Scott McTominay from Manchester United in the summer transfer window, according to 90min. 90min have reported that Everton, Southampton and Leicester City are keen on securing the services of McTominay. The report has claimed that West Ham manager David Moyes is a ‘confirmed fan of the player’, adding that Newcastle are ‘long-term admirers’ of the 25-year-old Scotland international midfielder, who earns £73,000 per week as salary (SalarySport).

BRAZIL INTEENATIONAL PAQUETA ON EVERTON RADAR

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Premier League side Everton are reportedly keen on signing Lyon midfielder Lucas Paqueta before the end of this summer's transfer window. This is according to the report from Italian publication Calciomercato which stated the 24-year-old has emerged as a transfer target for the Toffees. Everton might need to pay as much as £50m to secure the signing of Paqueta who was linked with other Premier League teams earlier in the current transfer window. The Brazilian star was linked with Arsenal and Newcastle United earlier in this transfer window.

EVERTON SECURE FIRST PRE-SEASON WIN

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Everton have been very poor in pre-season football this summer until the Blackpool game this weekend. Hosts Blackpool could not match the firepower of Everton and England international midfielder Dele Alli especially when the two teams faced off at Bloomfield Road on Sunday.

HAMMERS IN £30M BID FOR BROJA

West Ham United are set to make a big bid for Albanian international Armando Broja who spent the latest Premier League season at Southampton on loan from Chelsea. The interest of the Hammers in Broja was confirmed by Sky Sports as it was revealed that the Europa League semifinalists are preparing to put in a bid of £30m for the player. West Ham United manager David Moyes wants to upgrade his squad this summer and Broja is a top transfer target.

SUNDERLAND IN TALKS TO RE-SIGN BROADHEAD

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Newly promoted English Championship club Sunderland are reportedly in talks to re-sign Nathan Broadhead from Merseyside giants Everton. This is according to journalist Adam Jones who writes for the Liverpool Echo. Jones said Everton are in the midst of a squad overhaul as orchestrated by manager Frank Lampard and director of football Kelvin Thelwell.

EVERTON QUINTET OUT OF PALACE GAME

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Everton boss Frank Lampard would be without five of his players when Crystal Palace visit Goodison Park in the Premier League onThursday night. The two teams will meet in a rescheduled league encounter with different objectives. Everton are keen to pick up three points to secure Premier League safety, while South Londoners Crystal Palace are eyeing a top-ten finish at the end of the season.

EVERTON RULED OUT OF RACE TO SIGN MATTHEUS NUNES

Manchester City and Newcastle United are reportedly the front-runners to sign Matheus Nunes, with Everton ruled out of the running. According to a report by Portuguese publication Record, as relayed by Sport Witness, Manchester City and Newcastle United lead the race to sign Matheus Nunes, with Everton ruled out as a contender. The Portuguese international has a €60 million release clause in his Sporting CP contract.

Matheus Nunes spent most of his formative years at Ericeirense before graduating from the Portuguese club’s academy. But the 23-year-old’s breakthrough came when he joined Sporting CP from Estoril in January 2019. And over the last three years, the player has gone from strength to strength at Estadio Jose Alvalade.

EVERTONADVANTAGE REDUCES TO ONE POINT

Everton are in trouble after their four-point advantage over the bottom three in the Premier League was reduced to a solitary point following the 3-2 defeat at Burnley. The Toffees were on their way to a much-needed away victory in the Premier League until their hosts scored twice in the second half to seal an important win that moves them closer to Everton on the league table.

WATFORD CLOSE GAP ON EVERTON

Watford have closed the gap on Everton in the battle for Premier League survival at the foot of the table after their surprising 2-1 win at the home of Southampton. The Hornets trailed Everton by three points before their game against the Saints and they were able to move level with the Merseyside giants after beating the Saints in front of their home fans.

EVERTON HANDED RELEGATION BATTLE BOOST

Everton have given a big boost in their bid to avoid relegation from the Premier League this season after all the teams in the bottom three lost their respective Premier League games this weekend. The bottom three teams will suffer demotion from the Premier League to the English Championship at the end of this season. Burnley, Watford and Norwich City are the bottom three teams in the Premier League at the moment and they all lost their league games thus providing Everton with a big boost before their away game against North London outfit Tottenham Hotspur.

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