What The Papers Say - 5 June
Daily round-up of Everton coverage in the local & national media.
The views on this page are taken from the local and national media and do not necessarily reflect the views of Everton.
Again the vacant managerial position at Goodison Park is a big subject of discussion in Wednesday’s newspapers.
The Guardian are reporting that should Roberto Martinez be appointed as Everton’s new boss he will be given the green light by Dave Whelan to buy Wigan Athletic players.
The same quotes by the Latics chairman feature in the Daily Mirror, with the article saying that Antolin Alcaraz could be set for a move to Merseyside.
The Daily Star, meanwhile, are linking Shaun Maloney and Callum McManaman with switches to the Toffees.
In the Daily Mail, Martin Samuel writes that if Martinez is the next Everton manager he will need to continue the solid defensive foundations left by former chief David Moyes.
Elsewhere, the Daily Express are suggesting that Leighton Baines could move to Manchester United this summer as a replacement for Patrice Evra who is being linked with a move to Monaco or Paris St Germain.
The Liverpool Echo report on last night Women’s Super League Merseyside derby which was won by Liverpool 4-1 and, following yesterday’s announcement, that Everton’s first-team will travel to Austria as part of their pre-season schedule.