What The Papers Say - 13 January

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

Sky Sports Italy journalist Fabrizio Romano is confident Anwar El Ghazi will join Everton in the coming days.

Romano claims the Aston Villa man has agreed to join the Blues on loan for the rest of the season, with his medical completed on Wednesday evening.

It is unclear, the reporter states, if the suspected move for the Dutch winger includes an option for the move to be made permanent in the summer.

In Spain, AS claims the Club have "contacted" Ramon Planes regarding the Director of Football vacancy at Everton.

Planes spent two years as Barcelona's technical secretary before moving on from the La Liga side in November 2021.

The Liverpool Echo, meanwhile, reacts to this morning's news on the transfer of Lucas Digne.

The Frenchman has completed a permanent move to Aston Villa for an undisclosed fee.