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Reports in Friday’s national newspapers claim Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford is set to win his maiden senior international cap when England face Germany at Wembley this evening.
There are also rumours suggesting Blues forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin, who is currently with England Under-21s, could be called up to Gareth Southgate’s squad.
Elsewhere, Nikola Vlasic’s contribution is noted as Croatia took a giant step towards World Cup qualification with a 4-1 victory over Greece on Thursday, while Wales captain Ashley Williams says missing out on next summer’s tournament will not make him give up his nation’s armband.
Kevin Ratcliffe uses his column in the Liverpool Echo to urge the Toffees to do everything they can to make Diego Simeone the Club’s next manager.
The statistic that Everton are top of the Premier League table when it comes to minutes per player for the Club’s Academy graduates is also explored.
An interview with goalkeeper coach Alan Kelly that first appeared in the official matchday programme also appears in the local read, with the Irishman discussing his pride at being able to follow in his father’s footsteps by working for the Blues.
And finally, it has been confirmed temporary manager David Unsworth will once again take part in this year’s Goodison Sleepout to raise funds and awareness for the homeless in the city.
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