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Nikola Vlasic’s interview with evertonfc.com
features in Thursday’s newspapers.
The young Croatian says he is “really looking forward” to his first taste of the Europa League group stage with the Blues.
Manager Ronald Koeman has demanded an “aggressive reaction” when his side faces Atalanta at the Mapei Stadium this evening.
Meanwhile, Davy Klaassen, who attended Wednesday evening’s pre-match press conference alongside Koeman, says he hopes to ease the pain of losing last year’s Europa League final by tasting success with Everton this year.
The Liverpool Echo claims Wayne Rooney will start against Atalanta.
Atalanta manager Gian Piero Gasperini is in confident mood ahead of the clash, explaining his team carries “a lot of enthusiasm” going into the game.
And finally, Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has confirmed Phil Jones and Eric Bailly will be paired at centre-back when Everton visit Old Trafford on Sunday.
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