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In Wednesday’s edition of the Daily Mirror
, Ronald Koeman talks about his ambition for Everton to make the “next step” this season.
The article also looks at Everton’s player recruitment strategy over the summer months.
Locally, the Liverpool Echo
claim that Chelsea are showing interest in Ross Barkley.
also runs quotes from former Toffees goalkeeper Tim Howard, who backs Jordan Pickford to be a success at Goodison Park.
The same paper
also links Everton with a move from Lazio defender Wesley Hoedt and suggests Blues playmaker Kieran Dowell is close to sealing a season-long loan move to Nottingham Forest.