Everton Rumors & News

  • ‘Lukaku wants permanent Everton move’, claims Toffees official

    talkSport "Lukaku enjoyed great success on loan at Goodison Park last season, netting 19 goals in 33 appearances to fire the Merseyside outfit to a fifth place finish. But, despite his fine goalscoring form, the 21-year-old Belgian international remains out of favour with Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho,..." July 27

  • Didier Drogba's Chelsea return accelerates Everton's £18m bid for Romelu Lukaku

    The Express "Jose Mourinho's capture of the Cote d’Ivoire international represents a significant shun for Lukaku - who had reportedly been asked to remain in West London to fight for a first-team place. It's presumed the news will seal the 21-year-old's Chelsea fate with Everton readying an £18m..." July 26

  • Everton close to signing Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Muhamed Besic

    The Guardian "Everton appear to be on the brink of announcing their second summer signing as the Ferencvaros midfielder Muhamed Besic has joined them on a pre-season trip to Thailand. Besic, 21, represented Bosnia-Herzegovina in the World Cup and has been a target for the Everton manager, Roberto Martínez,..." July 25

  • Everton star Seamus Coleman ruled-out of pre-season tour of Thailand with hamstring injury

    The Express "The Republic of Ireland international came on at half-time in Tuesday's friendly at Tranmere but was withdrawn in the second-half. He will stay behind at the club's Finch Farm training ground with striker Arouna Kone and defender Bryan Oviedo, who are still making their way back from knee..." July 23

  • Everton and Liverpool close in on MK Dons youngsters

    The Express "Eighteen-year-old Galloway has asked to leave the League One club amid interest from a host of Premier League sides. The Dons, who handed Galloway his debut at 15, will seek a substantial compensation fee for losing the England Under-19 midfielder. Galloway made 13 appearances for MK Dons..." July 21

  • Man Utd, City and Chelsea for Barkley, £8.5m Arsenal target to Liverpool

    Daily Star "Manchester City are interested in Everton and England star Ross Barkley. Reports suggest City chiefs see Barkley, 20, as the perfect long-term replacement for Yaya Toure. Starsport understands the 31-year-old Ivory Coast midfielder wants to leave the Premier League and is pining for a move..." July 18

  • Everton considering Colombia's Carlos Bacca as Chelsea stall on Romelu Lukaku offer

    Daily Star "Bacca bagged 21 goals for Seville last term in his first season in Spain. His goals helped his side win the Europa League and earned him a place in Colombia's World Cup squad. The 27-year-old featured once in Brazil in Colombia's quarter-final defeat against the hosts after a leg injury..." July 15

  • Gareth Barry signs three-year deal to join Everton

    The Guardian "Everton have announced the signing of former England midfielder Gareth Barry on a three-year deal. The 33-year-old spent last season on loan at Goodison Park and became an integral figure for manager Roberto Martínez, making 36 appearances. Barry was out of contract after his deal with..." July 09

  • Sunderland join Everton in race for Manchester City's Jack Rodwell

    Daily Star "Black Cats' chief Gus Poyet has identified Rodwell as his top midfield target having lost Jack Colback, Craig Gardner and Ki from last season's squad. City are ready to loan out the 23-year-old, who has struggled to make an impact at the Etihad Stadium. But Poyet has a tough task on his..." July 08

  • Martinez weighs up Rodwell move, but rejects City's Barkley approaches

    Liverpool Echo "Everton FC will dismiss any interest in Ross Barkley from Manchester City – but Roberto Martinez could consider a deal to bring Jack Rodwell back to Goodison. Reports over the weekend have suggested City are eyeing up a £25million bid for Barkley which would also include former Blues midfielder..." July 06

  • Eto'o drops Premier League stay hint as Arsenal and Everton lurk

    talkSport "The experienced Cameroon international, 33, is yet to choose his next club, although he had previously given a hint by stating he wanted one final crack at Champions League football next term. However, he has raised the prospect of heading to the MLS - or indeed remaining in England - by..." July 03

  • Roberto Martinez joins England on casualty list after his accreditation is removed for letting someone else use it

    Daily Mail "Everton manager Roberto Martinez has joined the England team on the World Cup casualty list by having his tournament accreditation taken away. FIFA took action against Martinez, who is working as a pundit for American channel ESPN, after he allowed his accreditation to be used by someone else..." June 23

  • There have been bids! Ecuador's Enner Valencia chased by Spurs, Everton and Newcastle

    The Express "The 25-year-old has been one of the stand-out performers in Brazil so far, helping himself to three goals in just two matches. Despite only joining Pachuca in January, where he has already scored 18 times in 23 games, Valencia is open to a European move, and reports claim that Spurs are leading..." June 22

  • Everton launch £10m bid to beat Arsenal and Man Utd to Alessio Cerci as Lukaku hopes fade

    The Express "Reports in Italy suggest that the Toffees will offer Torino £10m to try and lure Cerci to Goodison Park next season. While Cerci is not a direct replacement for Lukaku - who remains a target for the Merseyside club - the 26-year-old scored 13 league goals in Serie A last term. Those goals..." June 17

  • Everton boss Roberto Martinez wants 7 players including Chelsea star Lukaku

    Daily Star "Martinez, who has just signed a new five-year contract, is currently out in Brazil. And he visited the Holland training camp ahead of their sensational opening victory over World Cup holders Spain. The Spaniard has his eyes on Dynamo Kiev attacker Jeremain Lens and defender Stefan de Vrij..." June 16

  • Everton plot Hakim Ziyech transfer before Ajaz and PSV can grab the Dutch starlet

    Daily Mirror "Everton are ready to take on Eredivisie giants Ajax and PSV Eindhoven in the race for Hakim Ziyech, a youngster tipped to be the next great Dutch star. The Toffees' boss Roberto Martinez revealed recently he had the 21-year-old Heerenveen midfielder watched several times in the closing weeks of..." June 11

  • Newcastle plot Curtis Davies transfer from Hull with Sunderland and Everton also interested

    Daily Mirror "Newcastle have joined the chase for Hull skipper Curtis Davies. The centre-back is in demand, with Sunderland and Everton both ready to pay £8million to prise him out of the Yorkshire club. But Toon chief Alan Pardew plans to tempt the Tigers with a player-plus-cash offer for the former..." June 08

  • Everton open talks with Chelsea over possible Romelu Lukaku move

    Daily Mail "Everton have opened talks with Chelsea over another deal for Romelu Lukaku. The Belgian has been offered to Atletico Madrid and has around six other clubs interested. Lukaku, 21, is with the Belgium World Cup squad who have been tipped to be the tournament's dark horses. The striker..." June 06

  • Premier League revenues top £2.5 billion

    Fox Sports "Commercial revenue increased by 21% at Premier League clubs in the 2012/13 season and topped £2.5 billion for the first time, according to the Annual Review of Football Finance by Deloitte. However, over 75% of the revenue increase was spent on wages, which rose by £125m (8%) to £1.8billion and..." June 05

  • West Ham offer Gareth Barry big bucks in bid to pip Everton and Arsenal to free agent

    Daily Mail "West Ham have joined the race to sign free agent midfielder Gareth Barry. The 33-year-old has offers from Everton and Arsenal but the Upton Park club are trying to improved terms over a two-year deal. Everton have offered Barry around £50,000 a week while Arsenal's is similar but Barry knows..." May 27

  • West Ham join Everton and Arsenal in race to land Gareth Barry

    The Express "The 33-year-old has offers from Everton and Arsenal, but the Hammers are putting together improved terms over a two-year deal. Everton have offered Barry about £50,000 a week, while Arsenal’s deal is similar, but Barry knows his playing opportunities would be more limited at the..." May 27

  • Inter Milan line up summer raid for Liverpool and Everton target

    Talking Chop "Both Merseyside clubs have been credited with an interest in the tough-tackling France midfielder, who joined Rubin in January 2013. The 23-year-old's future looks uncertain under Rinat Bilyaletdinov, who took over in January and has barely played him since his arrival. England had looked..." May 23

  • Everton and Newcastle set for transfer battle over Manchester City's wantaway Jack Rodwell

    Daily Mirror "Newcastle and Everton are set to battle it out to land Jack Rodwell this summer. The midfielder is ready to quit Manchester City for first team football. The 23-year-old has made just seven Premier League starts for City since joining for £12million in summer 2012 - from Everton, where he..." May 21

  • Everton vs Newcastle in transfer race for Tottenham's Andros Townsend

    Daily Mirror "Everton are lining up a move for Tottenham and England winger Andros Townsend. Roberto Martinez was keen to take the 22-year-old speedster to the Toffees on loan last summer but was rebuffed by Spurs. Now Martinez, also in the hunt for QPR striker Loic Remy and linked with Swansea forward..." May 16

  • Everton star Ross Barkley TOLD to sign for Liverpool in £38m deal

    Daily Star "Starsport revealed last month how the Reds could spark a summer bidding war for the England star with a shock £38m offer. Everton insist they are not willing to listen to offers for their star midfielder - but it hasn't stopped Reds fans trying to twist his arm. They have taken to Twitter in..." May 14

  • Everton considering move for £10m Demba Ba as a replacement for Romelu Lukaku

    Daily Mail "Everton are considering a £10million move for Chelsea striker Demba Ba to replace Romelu Lukaku, who is set to return to the west Londoners after a successful season on loan at Goodison. Boss Roberto Martinez is looking for attacking reinforcements and is known to be an admirer of the..." May 11

  • Everton told to forget about a move for Valencia youngster

    talkSport "Toffees boss Roberto Martinez is a fan of the midfielder, who is approaching the end of his second season-long loan at Elche. The 21-year-old is yet to make a senior appearance for Valencia but his parent club fully intend to incorporate him into their first-team fold next term, thus ending..." May 06

  • Tottenham want Everton boss Roberto Martinez to replace Tim Sherwood

    Daily Star "Spurs are weighing up a shock approach for the Everton boss after overlooking him two years ago. White Hart Lane chairman Levy opted for Andre Villas-Boas ahead of the Spaniard to replace Harry Redknapp. Having seen how things have turned out for Villas-Boas and Martinez, Levy has realised..." May 06

  • Momo Diame a target for Everton as West Ham midfielder looks for summer switch

    Daily Mail "Everton are monitoring West Ham midfielder Momo Diame’s situation ahead of a potential summer swoop. The Senegal international, who recently admitted he’d jump at the chance of playing for a top-six club, is open to leaving Upton Park this summer. And Toffees boss Roberto Martinez is..." May 03

  • Roma consider move for in-demand Chelsea striker

    talkSport "Roma are considering launching a summer move for Chelsea hitman Romelu Lukaku, reports Il Messaggero. Lukaku’s loan spell at Everton ends at the end of the season and he stated earlier this week that Chelsea will decide this summer whether he will be incorporated into Jose Mourinho’s first-team..." May 01

  • Everton drawing up plans to leave Goodison Park for new 50,000-seater stadium

    The Express "A site on Walton Hall Park on Walton Hall Avenue – just a mile from their existing Goodison home – is one option under discussion and understood to be the favoured choice. Everton would make the move in partnership with among others, Liverpool City Council, and point to the collaboration..." April 29

  • Roberto Martinez plans at least six summer signings to compete in Europe next season

    The Express "Martinez is close to securing European football in his maiden term in charge of the Toffees, though it remains to be seen if they will qualify for the Champions League or Europa League. And the former Wigan manager admits he will need to be busy when the transfer window reopens, with loanees..." April 29

  • Everton's Arsenal transfer target Seamus Coleman in line for ANOTHER new contract

    Daily Mirror "Everton are ready to tie up Seamus Coleman on a bumper new deal – as Arsenal prepare to move, writes Alan Nixon in the Sunday People. The Ireland right-back, who scored an own goal in the 2-0 defeat at Southampton on Saturday, is set for a pay hike at Goodison despite only recently signing a..." April 27

  • Gerard Deulofeu ‘agrees deal to extend Everton loan’

    Metro "Everton loanee Gerard Deulofeu could be set for another season at Goodison Park, according to reports in Spain. The Barcelona man is one of a clutch of loan players who have impressed on Merseyside this term, as Roberto Martinez’s side remain in the hunt for Champions League football. And..." April 25

  • David Moyes tipped by Roberto Martinez to make swift return to management

    Pro Soccer Talk "In the wake of David Moyes‘ firing by Manchester United, Everton manager Roberto Martinez has tipped his predecessor at Goodison Park for a swift return to management. “I am sure he will be ready to get into another job and I am sure he won’t have a lack of offers,” Martinez said. “He will..." April 24

  • Everton eyeing Danny Welbeck as Romelu Lukaku alternative

    The Express "EVERTON are considering making the most of the chaos at Manchester United with a summer move for striker Danny Welbeck as an alternative to Romelu Lukaku. Welbeck has grown disillusioned under former United boss David Moyes and must wait to see who succeeds the Scot before deciding whether to..." April 24

  • Everton's Kevin Mirallas ruled out for rest of season with injury

    The Guardian "Everton's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League have been dealt a blow with the news Kevin Mirallas will miss the rest of the season. The Belgian forward suffered a groin injury in the final moments of Everton's 2-0 victory over Manchester United on Sunday and will be sidelined for three..." April 22

  • David Moyes edging closer to Manchester United exit door after abject display against former club Everton

    The Telegraph "The worst thing for David Moyes in watching his Manchester United players surrender at Goodison Park was that they would have known how much he wanted to win this game. Perhaps that is why they did so little to deliver for a manager who the majority of them clearly no longer have the stomach or..." April 21

  • Gareth Barry keen to continue his Everton adventure beyond season-long loan spell

    Daily Mail "Gareth Barry will resist the temptation to give the Goodison Park faithful a farewell wave after Sunday’s game with Manchester United because the 33-year-old midfielder would like the opportunity to return in a royal blue shirt next season. Barry, who is ineligible for Everton’s only other..." April 20

  • Liverpool preparing shock £38m move for Everton star Ross Barkley

    Daily Star "The 20-year-old Everton star has earned rave reviews this season with a string of stunning displays that have put him in line to play at the World Cup with England. Starsport understands Liverpool are willing to smash their transfer record to land the midfield ace with boss Brendan Rodgers a..." April 15

  • Roberto Martinez says Romelu Lukaku's happiness at Goodison could make him a permanent fixture

    Daily Mirror "Roberto Martinez says Everton have a wonderful chance of keeping Romelu Lukaku... because they put a smile on his face. The Chelsea forward has become one of Europe’s most wanted strikers during his Goodison loan spell, with speculation mounting Jose Mourinho will sell him in the..." April 12

  • Everton defender Sylvain Distin: Liverpool can win the league, as long as we come fourth!

    Daily Star "The Blues are likely to need a result against Manchester City next month in order to pip Arsenal to fourth spot. But that could also massively assist local rivals Liverpool in their quest to finish top of the Premier League. The Reds are tussling it out with City for the title, while Everton..." April 08

  • Jose Mourinho: No Tottenham or Everton approach for Romelu Lukaku

    Metro "Lukaku, currently on loan at Everton, has been the subject of much transfer speculation over the past few weeks, with reports suggesting he is being targeted by both Spurs and the Toffees for a permanent switch. The Belgian’s agent added fuel to the fire yesterday by claiming he has already..." April 05

  • Everton ahead of Tottenham in transfer chase for Romelu Lukaku — because Chelsea misfit wants Champions League

    Daily Mirror "Everton will beat Tottenham in the race for Romelu Lukaku – if they reach the Champions League. The 20-year-old striker’s agent has admitted holding talks with Spurs, among other interested parties. But clubs keen on the marksman have already been told he is seeking Champions League football..." April 04

  • Chelsea ready to offload Lukaku to arch rivals Spurs... but only if Jose lands £31.5m Costa

    Daily Mail "Romelu Lukaku will be allowed to join Tottenham this summer - but only if Chelsea land £31.5million target Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid. Jose Mourinho will look to revamp his forward line ahead of next season, with Atletico hotshot Costa top of his list. The Portuguese is happy for..." April 02

  • Everton plot £9million move for Sevilla striker Carlos Bacca as Toffees prepare for Romelu Lukaku exit

    Daily Mirror "Roberto Martinez is considering a £9million summer move for Sevilla’s Colombian striker Carlos Bacca. Bacca, 27, has been a revelation this season and scored a double in Sevilla’s shock win over Real Madrid. His form this season has brought interest from Everton and other clubs in Spain –..." April 01

  • Liverpool and Everton join chase for £8m Nuremberg striker Josip Drmic

    Daily Star "The Merseyside duo are ready to rival Arsenal for Nuremberg striker Drmic, 21. Talk Arsenal have already struck a deal for Drmic is wide of the mark though he admitted a move to the Emirates would be a dream. He said: "What will happen in the future, I don't know. Any boy dreams about..." April 01

  • Loïc Rémy on Everton's radar as Roberto Martinez plots his summer spending priorities

    The Telegraph "Everton are considering a £10.5 million move for French striker Loïc Rémy having been told by Chelsea that it will cost £20 million to sign Romelu Lukaku. The Merseyside club have not given up hope of securing Lukaku, who is on a season-long loan, on a permanent basis and believe their chances..." March 30

  • Chelsea to tempt Everton with transfer swap of Ross Barkley for Romelu Lukaku

    Daily Mirror "Romelu Lukaku will be allowed to quit Chelsea and join Everton this summer – but only if Jose Mourinho lands Ross Barkley in return, writes Neil Moxley in the Sunday People. That is the deal shaping up between the clubs as Mourinho looks to breathe new life into his squad at the end of the..." March 30

  • Tottenham declare no interest in Arsenal and Everton target Michy Batshuayi

    The Express "The Belgium Under-21 striker is likely to make the step-up to a foreign club in the summer after firing Liege to top of the Pro League with 19 goals. And reports suggest that Spurs, Arsenal and Everton would all be making an offer for the highly-rated 20-year-old when the transfer window..." March 23