What The Papers Say - 29 July
Kone and Barkley are mentioned in Monday's paper round-up.
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Monday's newspapers contain post-Blackburn reaction as the Blues arrive Stateside for more pre-season tests.
The Liverpool Echo feature Roberto Martinez and his praise for Ross Barkley's performance at Ewood Park.
The Daily Mirror has run a story on new Blues striker Arouna Kone, with Sylvain Distin stating the Ivorian's sharpness in training despite fasting through Ramadan.
Distin is quoted in another tabloid paper as saying that the Everton squad is the strongest he has known and requires no further additions.