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Brazil superstar Neymar has thrown his backing behind compatriot Richarlison in Friday’s newspapers.
The PSG ace told evertonfc.com that he intends to help the Everton forward “achieve his goals”, with the story also appearing in both the Liverpool Echo and Daily Mail.
Elsewhere, former Everton captain Kevin Ratcliffe tells the Echo that the Blues “have their identity back” and that skipper Phil Jagielka still has a role to play despite not starting in the team of late.
The local read also picks out five talking points from the season so far.
The secret behind Jordan Pickford’s penalty-saving heroics also features in the Echo, while in the Irish Independent, Republic of Ireland captain Seamus Coleman has told his teammates that their recent form must improve after their 0-0 draw with neighbours Northern Ireland on Thursday.