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Everton's newly-unveiled Club crest features heavily in Friday's newspapers.
The majority of the local and national reads report on the fan-chosen design which will be in use from the 2014/15 season.
In other news, the Liverpool Echo caught up with Roberto Martinez this week and he shares his belief that Everton have the most complete full-back pairing in the Premier League.
The Blues boss also speaks about his delight at the way his centre-half partnership of Sylvain Distin and Phil Jagielka has adapted to his style of play.
Howard Kendall's column compares the first half against Newcastle to the glory days of the 80s, while the former Everton manager has his say on the crest and warns City will be seeking a reaction following their midweek loss to Bayern Munich.
Meanwhile, the Guardian, Daily Star and Daily Mirror carry quotes from Martinez on Ross Barkley, as he advises patience with regards to the 19-year-old on the international stage.