What The Papers Say - August 29

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Reaction to Everton's 4-2 Carabao Cup win over Lincoln City and subsequent third round draw against Sheffield Wednesday appears in Thursday's local and national media.

The Blues overcame the League One Imps thanks to a stunning free-kick from Lucas Digne and further efforts from Gylfi Sigurdsson, new boy Alex Iwobi and Richarlison.

The Livepool Echo also assesses which Benfica players the Toffees might have been monitoring after Club scouts were reportedly spotted at the Portuguese side's 2-0 home defeat against Porto.

Finally, reports in the Daily Mail suggest Spanish giants Real Madrid could move for Everton goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg, should Keylor Navas leave the Spanish club in search of first-team football before the La Liga transfer window closes on Monday.

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