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The New Year’s Eve issue of the Daily Express features a double page spread on Romelu Lukaku who claims that Everton can go all the way this season and become champions of England for the first time since 1987.
In the Liverpool Echo, Roberto Martinez is confident that Gerard Deulofeu will return refreshed and revitalised once he has returned to full fitness following a hamstring injury.
Also in the Echo, Sylvain Distin says Everton don’t fear any opposition in the Premier League, while Leon Osman has been reflecting on a week of personal highs and lows.
In terms of transfer speculation, the Daily Mail claim that Johnny Heitinga is could be joining West Ham United, while the Daily Mirror reports that Manchester United are lining up another bid for Leighton Baines.