What The Papers Say - 10 June

The views on this page are taken from the local and national media and do not necessarily reflect the views of Everton.

Paul Joyce of The Times writes that Belgium national team boss Roberto Martinez is one of the candidates considered by the Everton Board for the managerial vacancy. 

Martinez spent three years at Goodison Park before departing in 2016.

The Spaniard is reportedly one of six names being considered by Majority Shareholder Farhad Moshiri.

The Mirror reports that Rafa Benitez is one of the leading choices in contention for the Blues' manager position. 

According to the report, Director of Football Marcel Brands will spend the coming days contacting other candidates in the running for the job, with Benitez a favourite with the hierarchy at the Club. 

The 61-year-old last managed in the Premier League with Newcastle before leaving his post in 2019.

Daily Mail journalist Mike Keegan claims Nuno Espirito Santo prefers the Everton job over the Crystal Palace vacancy. 

The ex-Wolves manager was reportedly in talks Crystal Palace until yesterday when Sky Sports reported that negotiations broke down. 

Manchester United goalkeeper, Dean Henderson praises his England teammate Jordan Pickford on TalkSPORT

Henderson claims the Everton keeper has earned the right to be England's number one and will support him throughout the Euros. 

“Jordan deserves this tournament, he was brilliant at the World Cup," Henderson told the radio station.

"I’ve got a lot of time for him, he’s a northern lad like me.

"He’s been fantastic in an England jersey, so he deserves this tournament.”