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What The Papers Say - 8 November

by Daniel Alston @efc_danalston

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Friday's newspaper coverage focuses on Everton's trip to Selhurst Park on Saturday.

That said, the fallout from last weekend's 0-0 draw against Tottenham continues, with Roberto Martinez responding to comments from counterpart Andre Villas-Boas.

The Spurs boss had suggested Romelu Lukaku owed Hugo Lloris an apology following their accidental collision at Goodison Park, but Martinez replied with a nod to Roberto Soldado's apparent elbow on Phil Jagielka, noting no phonecall had been received from the Spain striker.

The manager's opinion on the matter appear in the Daily Star, Telegraph, Times, Mail, Guardian and Mirror, with further quotes displaying his thoughts on the topic of on-field concussions.

Ross Barkley's England call-up alongside Phil Jagielka and Leighton Baines is mentioned in the Telegraph, Express and Mail, while the Liverpool Echo previews the weekend's game at Crystal Palace.

In today's edition, Martinez says young forward Gerard Deulofeu is ready to explode on the Premier League in the second half of the season.

Meanwhile, caretaker Eagles manager Keith Millen has fired a word of warning to the Toffees by telling his players to prepare for war on Saturday,

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