Wayne Rooney clearly likes to make a big statement. His wonder-goal against Arsenal as a 16 year old announced his arrival into world football. Later, his move to Manchester United was accompanied by a debut Champions League hat-trick against Fenerbahce and Rooney also marked his recent Everton homecoming with another spectacular goal, this time against 

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After weeks of wrangling and negotiation Everton have finally got their man and for £5 million less than Swansea were initially asking. Result! £45 million man Gylfi Sigurdsson, Iceland’s best export since fish, will now line up in an Everton side flush with new signings, some fresh faced and young, some familiar and old.  In 

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When 24-year old striker who had 24 goals and 6 assists in a Premier League season decides to leave your favourite team, it is very normal to feel worried. Surely, that was how many Evertonians felt after Everton announced the reported £75m sale of Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United. Lukaku definitely left a big void 

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It is easy to see the impact of Farhad Moshiri’s finance and determination to propel Everton into the Champions League picture when you analyse the club’s transfer business thus far this summer. The squad has been significantly bolstered both in terms of depth and first-team quality with the arrivals of Davy Klaassen, Michael Keane, Sandro 

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Wayne Rooney, having played 559 times for Manchester United and scoring 253 goals for the club, has now been confirmed as an Everton player, 13 years after he last graced the Goodison turf as part of the home team. But why did Rooney agree to such a move and, in the process, turn down lucrative 

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Just when you thought Manchester United were about to sign a striker for £60 million they go and sign a different striker for £75, or is it £100?  For most of the summer it has seemed as if the signing of Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid was just around the corner. A fortnight ago stories 

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Wayne Rooney’s Old Trafford departure appears imminent. Rumours of Romelu Lukaku snubbing Premier League Champions Chelsea for Manchester United prompted a general acceptance that this deal will also see Rooney finally return to his boyhood club, Everton.   But, the question remains: why do Everton want him? Rooney has been an incredible servant for United, 

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Everton continued their summer spending spree yesterday by signing Michael Keane for a reported £25 million. The 24-year old centre back joined the Toffees from Burnley F.C. on a 5 year deal that could rise to a joint club record of £30m. Keane joins his fellow England international Jordan Pickford, Sandro Ramirez, Davy Klaassen and 

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When he joined the Sunderland football academy only aged eight (8) not many people would have expected Jordan Pickford to enjoy such a meteoric rise in such a short time.   To fine tune his goalkeeping talents Pickford was loaned to Darlington, Alfreton Town, Burton Albion, Carlisle United, Bradford City and Preston all relatively ‘unknown’ 

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So often in recent years Everton’s transfer business has been both disappointing and reactionary with players only arriving after key sales have been made. Ronald Koeman’s first summer in charge saw significant arrivals and his second is continuing in much the same manner with Jordan Pickford and Davy Klaassen both signing on Thursday. The latter 

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Everton has agreed a £30 million fee for Sunderland’s Jordan Pickford; whilst some will be alarmed that the price, this represents savvy business from Ronald Koeman.   Frustrating position Everton are stuck in a frustrating position. It is unlikely they will be able to compete for Champions League football in the foreseeable future, but it 

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Chelsea is once again reportedly keen on re-signing Lukaku this summer. As Antonio Conte gets ready to return to the Champions League, there is speculation that Lukaku, from Everton, will come back to Stamford Bridge. Everton’s Romelu Lukaku stirred Chelsea speculation by engaging in their title-winning celebrations. Chelsea beat West Brom 1-0 late on Friday 

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With Sunderland’s relegation having been confirmed it is understandable that other top flight clubs are now circling like vultures to pick at the bones of the carcass left behind on Wearside. One such high demand target is goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, who after taking his chance under Sam Allardyce last season has gone from strength to 

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Everton’s summer transfer window is likely to be characterised by exactly what happens to Romelu Lukaku with Chelsea almost certain to bring the Belgian back to the club to replace Diego Costa. The Merseyside club have made peace with the fact their leading goalscorer for the campaign will depart the club and are likely to 

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Saturday afternoon sees Liverpool host Everton in the Merseyside derby; Everton are quietly approaching the leading pack, whilst Liverpool continue to stutter. Here’s a combined XI.   Maarten Stekelenburg – GK Liverpool’s goalkeeping woes have not gone away this season: it is a problem Jurgen Klopp needs to address urgently. However, for Everton, Stekelenburg cuts 

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