What The Papers Say - 24 September

The views on this page are taken from the local and national media and do not necessarily reflect the views of Everton.

Sunday’s edition of the Daily Express claims Everton made a club-record bid for Chelsea striker Diego Costa in the summer.

The paper suggests the Spain striker rejected the move in favour of a return to former club Atletico Madrid.

Elsewhere, the Daily Star believes the Toffees will launch a January bid for Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, while the Daily Mirror claims Charlton Athletic’s England Under-20s centre back Ezri Konsa is a target.

Former Everton midfielder Gareth Barry discusses retirement plans in the Mirror, and the Liverpool Echo assess the 2-1 win over Bournemouth on Saturday, including reaction from manager Ronald Koeman.

And the story of the Blues fan who claimed on social media that he would get an Angry Birds tattoo if Oumar Niasse netted the winner at Goodison Park is also covered! 

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