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Former Everton captain Kevin Ratcliffe says Tom Davies should start against Stoke City on Saturday.
Ratcliffe features in the Liverpool Echo saying he would put Davies straight into the side in centre midfield and praises the attributes the youngster possesses.
Elsewhere, there is transfer speculation surrounding Ross Barkley in the Daily Star and the Guardian, while the Echo also looks at potential incomings.
Finally, former Blues defender Martin Keown gives his Everton preview in Friday’s edition of the Daily Mail.
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