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Saturday's Daily Telegraph reports on Sam Allardyce urging Everton's all-time England international leading goalscorer Wayne Rooney to "get in the box more" to try to add to his 11-goal haul for this campaign.
Toffees manager Allardyce tells the same paper he is unsure about the merits of a summer transfer window which will see Premier League clubs forced to cease trading before a number of their European counterparts.
Allardyce features in the Liverpool Echo, the former England manager intimating that his Blues squad needs trimming from 38 professionals to "25,26 or 27" and revealing the Toffees preparations for next season will include a training camp in Austria.
The Daily Mail expands on Allardyce’s summer plans and speculates that the boss will pursue his interest in Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere at the end of this campaign.
And a number of papers carry quotes from the Everton boss, who takes his team to Swansea City this afternoon, asking for winger Yannick Bolasie to be afforded some patience as he continues to step up his return from the knee injury which sidelined the DR Congo international for more than 12 months.
French sports daily, L'Equipe, meanwhile, links the Blues with a move for Nantes' 16-year-old midfielder Kamal Bafounta, capped five times by France's Under-16 team.