What The Papers Say - 22 May
A round-up of the day's Everton-related paper talk.
The views on this page are taken from the local and national media and do not necessarily reflect the views of Everton.
Leighton Baines is featured in all of Thursday’s papers after he gave interviews from England’s training camp in Portugal.
Papers like the Mail, Guardian and Star cover a range of topics discussed by the left-back, including his reading habits, Luke Shaw and the conditions the Three Lions can expect in Brazil.
England’s Under-17 European Championship victory also makes most of the papers, with Everton’s Ryan Ledson and Jonjoe Kenny mentioned having both scored in the decisive penalty shootout win over Holland.
In transfer speculation the Independent says Everton could loan Jack Rodwell for next season
The Mirror mentions that Everton are keen to sign Bafetimbi Gomis on a free transfer but that Newcastle are leading the chase for the striker.