GALATASARAY FAVOURITES FOR EVERTON TARGET

Turkish Super League giants Galatasaray are the favourites to signRomanian midfielder AlexandruCicaldauwho has been linked with Premier League team Everton during this summer's transfer window. This is according to journalist Emanuel Rosu.

Romanian media personnel Rosu has written for various media outlets like FourFourTwo and the Guardian. He talked about Cicaldau via his official Twitter handle on Friday evening. According to him, Galatasaray are ahead of three clubs in the race to sign the 24-year-old midfielder. Apart from Everton, other teams such asSampdoria and Cagliari from the Italian Serie A.

JUVENTUS DEMAND €40M FOR DEMIRAL

Merseyside giants Everton will have to part with at least €40m if they want to sign defensive target MerihDemiral this summer. This is according to Italian publication Calciomercato which revealed that the Turkish international is a transfer target for Everton.

The future of Demiral at Juventus is in serious doubts and his long-term future won't be cleared up until he returns from holiday. Everton target Demiral is currently on break after his exertions with Turkey at Euro 2020. The Juventus player was part of the Turkey squad that disappointed a lot of football stakeholders at the tournament. Turkey were seen as dark-horses going into the tournament partly due to their form at the start of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in the European section.

UNITED EYEING SUMMER DEAL FOR STRIKER

Premier League giants Manchester United are reportedly keen to sign Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin this summer. This is according to the report from The Sun which stated that the Red Devils are eyeing a summer deal for the Everton player. It was reported that Manchester United are hoping they can strike a deal with the Toffees for Calvert-Lewin who's currently on England duty at the Euro 2020 tournament.

Everton attacker Calvert-Lewin has alreadyfeatured for England at the tournament though he was left out of the England squad for the round of 16 clash with Germany which ended in a 2-0 win for his team thanks to the late goals from Manchester City star Raheem Sterling and Tottenham Hotspur hitman Harry Kane. Calvert-Lewin was in the squad for the previous three England games at the tournament.

EVERTON HANDED FAVOURABLE PREMIER LEAGUE START

Merseyside club Everton have been handed a favourablestart in the Premier League ahead of the 2021/22 campaign after the fixtures were released by the league body. In the fixtures unveiled by the Premier League earlier this week, the Toffees will start the new season with an home game against Southampton on matchday one.

The Everton vs Southampton can be called the Theo Walcott derby after the England international moved to boyhood club Southampton permanently. Walcott had spent last season on loan with the Saints in what was the last year of his Everton contract. His existing deal with the Toffees ends in the coming days and Southampton have already given him a two-year deal to secure his signing on a free transfer once his Everton contract expires at the end of this month.

MAITLAND-NILES: HAMMERS AHEAD OF EVERTON

West Ham United are reportedly the favourites to sign Arsenal player Ainsley Maitland-Niles this summer. The Hammers are ahead of Merseyside giants Everton in the race to sign the England international who has been playing for West Brom. According to the publication from the stables of The Sun, West Ham United are at the front of the queue to sign the 23-year-old utility player.

The Daily Mail confirmed the interest of Everton in the Arsenal loanee. Maitland-Niles is on loan at West Brom from the Gunners and he has been a regular in the Baggies line-up. He has played in his preferred midfield position at West Brom.

EVERTON KEEN ON JUVENTUS DEFENDER

Premier League outfit Everton are strongly interested in signing Juventus defender MerihDemiral. This is according to experienced journalist Daniele Luogo. He said the Toffees want to sign the Turkish international player when the summer's transfer window reopens in the coming weeks.

Luogosaid the Mersyside giants are preparing a bid of around €25m to €30m for the 23-year-old defender and it remains to be seen if the offer would be enough to secure his transfer from Italian Serie A champions Juventus.

EVERTON EMERGE AS POSSIBLE DANIEL JAMES DESTINATION

The future of Manchester United winger Daniel James continues to have a huge question mark above it and even though it keeps looking less likely that he will be leaving Old Trafford anytime soon, the rumors just won't go away. The former Swansea youngster is worried that he is not having as many chances as he would like to have under manager Olé Gunnar Solksjær and reports are suggesting that he is seriously considering his future.

In recent games, the manager has trusted the young winger enough to hand him some starts both in the Premier League and in the Europa League. He has taken those chances and has performed well in a couple of those games, but it is perceived that he is only getting chances now due to the inconsistency and injury problems that have kept Anthony Martial out of the starting lineup.

EVERTON LOANEE EXCUSED FROM ITALY DUTY

Paris Saint Germain (PSG) forward Moise Kean has been sent home from the Italy national team camp ahead of the start of the World Cup 2022 qualifiers in the European section. The Italian FA announced earlier on Wednesday that Moise Kean won't be a part of the qualifiers for Italy during the current international break after he was excused as a result of fatigue. Moise Kean has been in very good form for PSG this season since teaming up with the Champions League finalists at the start of this campaign.

EVERTON LOSE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GRIP

Everton have lost their grip on a Champions League place in the Premier League as things stand on the log after the defeat to Chelsea on Monday night. Before the game, the Mersyside giants were in a very good place as regards the race for a Champions League spot at the end of the season. Everton started the weekend with a one-point deficit on Chelsea in fourth place having played a game less than the Blues. Everton had 46 points with 26 games played and were in fifth position, while Chelsea had 47 points in fourth place after 27 games. Everton had the advantage of one game over the Blues and they could have gone ahead of Chelsea with a win in that outstanding game, an away match at Aston Villa. The advantage has evaporated after the 2-0 defeat at the hands of Chelsea. With the Blues' win over Everton, they have moved four points clear of the Toffees having played a game more.

EVERTON JOIN MAX AARONS RACE

Everton are the latest club to be linked with a move for highly rated Norwich City fullback Max Aarons. This is according to the publication from the Daily Mail but Everton will have to contend with some big European clubs in the race to sign the young Englishman. Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund, Arsenal and Manchester United have all been linked with a transfer for Max Aarons in the last one year. Max Aarons impressed for Norwich City in the Premier League last season as the Canaries were demoted to the English Championship at the end of the season. It was revealed that Barcelona made an offer for Max Aarons last summer and it was rejected by Norwich City. Italian capital club AS Roma are also interested in signing the player.

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