What The Papers Say - 12 September

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Marco Silva features in Thursday's Liverpool Echo explaining how he will demand "more and more" from Alex Iwobi following his impressive start to life at Everton.

The forward, a deadline-day signing from Arsenal, has netted twice in three appearances since his arrival and boss Silva reiterates Iwobi, 23, was identified for his potential to give the Blues a greater threat in the final third.

The same paper analyses the performance of Tom Davies in England Under-21s' 2-0 victory over Kosovo on Monday after the Toffees Academy graduate earned widespread plaudits for his contribution operating in a deeper role for the Young Lions.

The BBC has tracked down former Everton winger Royston Drenthe, who lifts the lid on his colourful career and the pressure he felt joining Spanish giants Real Madrid as a 20-year-old.

Drenthe, who played 27 games for the Everton while on loan from Real during the 2011/12 season, went on to represent Russian side Alania Vladikavkaz, Reading, Sheffield Wednesday and Erciyesspor in Turkey and now turns out for third tier Dutch club Kozakken Boys after a brief retirement from the game.

Finally, the Echo says Everton's plans for Bramley-Moore Dock are "progressing nicely". The paper claims the Club will be looking to appoint a contractor to build their proposed new stadium "fairly soon" - but not before the results of August's second phase public consultation are published.

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