What The Papers Say - 16 February
Blues past and present feature in Sunday's summary.
The views on this page are taken from the local and national media and do not necessarily reflect the views of Everton.
Roberto Martinez, Romelu Lukaku, Neville Southall and Phil Jagielka all feature in Sunday’s newspapers.
The Blues face Swansea City this afternoon and the Blues boss Martinez has told the Sunday Express that success in the FA Cup this season could spark a golden new era at Goodison Park.
Legendary Toffees keeper Southall echoes the Spaniard’s thoughts in an exclusive interview with the Sunday Mirror.
The Welsh keeper says he sees ‘no reason’ why Martinez can’t lead Everton to the final this season.
Belgian striker Lukaku is set to again sit out of today’s tie against the Swans through injury but he features in the Sunday People, as he reveals that Sylvain Distin sets the standard when it comes to fitness at Everton.
Elsewhere, skipper Jagielka has explained to another tabloid that the difference between Martinez and David Moyes is the amount they talk.
Locally, Graeme Sharp features in the Sunday Echo as he speaks at length about the difference in strikers from his era and the modern day.