What The Papers Say - 17 July
Jagielka, Heitinga and Jeffers mentioned in Wednesday's papers.
The views on this page are taken from the local and national media and do not necessarily reflect the views of Everton.
Wednesday’s Daily Mail is again linking Everton with a move for Ajax defender Toby Alderweireld - with the same article reporting that John Heitinga could be on his way out of Goodison Park.
Turkish clubs Fenerbache and Besiktas are said to be interested in the Dutch international.
The Daily Star claims that Alan Pardew wants to take Wigan’s James McCarthy to Newcastle United. Roberto Martinez is also claimed to be interested in signing the midfielder.
The Daily Telegraph says that Manchester United have been 'forced to cool’ their interest in Leighton Baines after making Barcelona’s Cesc Fabregas their top transfer target.
Everton’s friendly with Accrington is previewed in the Liverpool Echo, with Blues chief executive officer Robert Elstone recalling his fond memories of when Stanley manager James Beattie was playing at Goodison Park.
Also in the Echo, Francis Jeffers – who played for both clubs - has been speaking about what Everton can expect when they visit the Store First Stadium. Click here to watch an evertontv video interview with the 32-year-old forward.
Finally, Blues skipper Phil Jagielka has been offering his view on the first couple of weeks of pre-season under new boss Roberto Martinez to the Echo.