What The Papers Say - 27 August
Blues linked with two midfielders in Tuesday's papers.
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With less than a week to go before the transfer window shuts, speculation surrounding Everton continues in Tuesday’s newspapers.
The Daily Mail report that both Newcastle United and the Blues are in the hunt to sign Wigan Athletic’s Republic of Ireland international James McCarthy.
Another midfielder, Inter Milan's Zdravko Kuzmanovic, is also said to be on Roberto Martinez’s radar, with the Daily Express claiming the Toffees could make an ‘11th hour bid’ to prise the Serbian out of the grasp of Sunderland.
The Daily Telegraph and The Guardian say that Ross Barkley’s early-season performances could see him included in the England senior squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Moldova and Ukraine.
Elsewhere, Tuesday’s local papers continue to reflect on Everton’s weekend draw with West Bromwich Albion.
Tim Howard is featured in the Liverpool Echo saying it will take time for the fans to become accustomed to the Blues new style of football under Roberto Martinez.
The Echo also report that the Club are today beginning their consultation period with supporters over what they would like to see feature on the new official crest. More information on this process can be found by clicking here.