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With Everton’s fixture against Juventus taking place in the early hours, there is no coverage of the San Francisco match in Thursday’s papers.
Neville Southall features prominently in the national newspapers after offering his thoughts on Joey Barton. Quotes from the former Blues keeper are included in the Daily Express , Daily Telegraph and The Times.
The Liverpool Echo features an extended interview with Phil Jagielka who is backing Ross Barkley to come of age this season.
Elsewhere, the Liverpool Daily Post have analysed the strength in depth in Everton’s squad. The paper features a graphic showing what would feasibly be a first and second choice starting line-up for Roberto Martinez.