What The Papers Say - 4 June
Press claim Barry has been offered Blues deal.
Wednesday's national newspapers contain widespread claims that Ross Barkley will make his first senior international start for England against Ecuador tonight.
The press report that Wayne Rooney will be shifted to the left flank to make room for the Everton youngster as Roy Hodgson freshens up his side in their penultimate World Cup warm-up fixture.
Elsewhere, one tabloid suggests that the Blues have offered Gareth Barry a three-year deal after the midfielder's impressive loan spell at Goodison Park last term.
Locally, the Liverpool Echo carry quotes from Roberto Martinez who discusses his summer recruitment procedure.
There's also the thoughts of John Stones' former role model at Barnsley. Stephen Foster labels the 20-year-old as a 'Rolls Royce' footballer.