What The Papers Say - 15 May
Lukaku, Barry and Oviedo mentioned in Thursday's papers.
The views on this page are taken from the local and national media and do not necessarily reflect the views of Everton.
The future of Romelu Lukaku is a prominent talking point in Thursday’s national newspapers.
The Daily Express and the Independent claim that Chelsea are prepared to offer the Belgian a new long-term contract, despite sending the striker out on loan for the past two seasons.
The Daily Star states that Gareth Barry’s future will be resolved within the next week as both Everton and Arsenal fight for the 33-year-old’s signature.
The Daily Telegraph features an interview with former Blue Scot Gemmill, who is forging out a reputation as a coach with Scotland Under-17s.
And in the Liverpool Echo , Roberto Martinez predicts a big 2014/15 season for Bryan Oviedo, who he believes will return stronger following his injury setback.