What The Papers Say - 2 March

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Steven Pienaar looks back across his Everton career after calling time on his playing career.

The former South Africa international recently announced his retirement and spoke to the Liverpool Echo about the managers he played under and his relationship with Leighton Baines.

Elsewhere, Michael Keane says he is playing his best football since joining Everton over the summer ahead of the Blues’ trip to his former club Burnley on Saturday.

Keane admits he is looking forward to his return to Turf Moor, while Clarets boss Sean Dyche insists in the Daily Mail he was never in the frame to succeed Ronald Koeman after the Dutchman’s departure in October.

And the Irish Times covers the story that James McCarthy could make a return to the Everton squad for pre-season training.

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