What The Papers Say - 8 July
Blues linked with striker, midfielder and winger swoops.
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Tuesday’s issue of the Daily Mail claims Everton have ‘held talks’ with Chelsea over a deal for striker Demba Ba.
The same paper also links the Blues with a loan move for 18-year-old Barcelona winger Adama Traore.
The Daily Star and the Guardian report that Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion are vying with Everton for the signing of Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell.
Locally, quotes from Roberto Martinez appear in the Liverpool Echo, with the Blue boss speaking about how his winning formula is a blend of Spanish and British football cultures.
Watch a video interview with Martinez by clicking here.
Everton Under-21s have embarked on a training camp in Austria and, also in the Echo, coach David Unsworth and midfielder Conor Grant have been discussing the trip so far.