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The Liverpool Echo runs a number of Blues related stories this Friday. The back page features a story on Everton centre back Johnny Heitinga, as Boss Roberto Martinez hails his attitude as he fights for a first team place.
Martinez's hope to sign one new player before the transfer deadline, is also inside today's paper.
In today's national papers, stories include speculation concerning Marouane Fellaini's future at Everton. Quotes from yesterday's pre match conference with Martinez about the current status of transfers are included in the Daily Mail, The Daily Express, The Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Daily Mirror, The Sun and the Daily Star.