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05 Jan 2017 13:48:52
Look an confirmed. 4.5 year deal.

Toffee ace



01 Jan 2017 17:09:24
31 days to recruit. Hopefully a lot of prep has already been done and we won't have to wait until the last day to get deals over the line. Everyone has an opinion on where we need to strengthen but for me the priority has to be an attacking midfielder who has a bit of craft.

We need someone who can see a pass (forward) and not be tempted to turn around and pass backward. Someone who can weigh in with a few goals, who can strike from distance, a player who just wants to score or be part of a goal scoring move.

We have a 25 goal a season striker, but after that there is no one who can get near to double figures. This is sub standard for any team with European aspirations.

So I would be really happy with any new signings that can share the burden of goal scoring with Lukaku or any player that can make us more relentless in an attacking threat.

Hopefully over the next month we will see what Koeman, with the help of our DOF can achieve to make us a team that shows more going forward. Whilst of course not neglecting the back.

Toffee ace

{Ed002's Note - Lookman will be a good addition TA. There is a CB potentially on the cards as I have mentioned and an enquiry has been made recently about Nicolas Pepe (which implies a Gerard Deulofeu departure) but there is much interest in Pepe with Lyon and Newcastle both looking for a January deal.}

1.) 01 Jan 2017 17:42:22
This is what annoys me everyone saying we need a better creative midfielder barkley is that player but unfortunately every time he breaks forward he only has lukaku to pass to. Gerrard is right when he says our own fans our ruining barkley.

2.) 01 Jan 2017 17:54:40
Thing is willy. Moyes didn't trust him, Martinez wasn't honest with him and Koeman is frustrated with him. So exactly what is it that these 3 managers failed to see that you see?

And if indeed he turns out to be the player you and Gerrard say he will be then brilliant. We have one homegrown number 10 and another for competition. Win win. Not so annoying now is it.

3.) 01 Jan 2017 18:04:47
Cheers for the info Ed.

{Ed002's Note - You are welcome.}

4.) 01 Jan 2017 18:27:58
Toffee Ace I see where your coming from.

The thing for me is no wonder Barkley comes across as confused. Just read your 3 line summary of the managers he played under. And he's still only 23!

Enough to make anyone think twice about what they are doing and how to do it.

5.) 01 Jan 2017 18:28:17
Are we in for Memphis Depay?

6.) 01 Jan 2017 20:43:59
Toffee ace I think the 3 manages u mentioned have failed to see that there is no one to support rossi barkley.

7.) 01 Jan 2017 21:04:31
Very possibly Shakey. So would you support him with a creative midfielder and play Ross just behind Lukaku? I still think we need one.

8.) 02 Jan 2017 13:40:32
There is a great will here wanting Barclay to succeed because he is local but let's face it he has allways flattered to deceive time to get rid I feel.

9.) 02 Jan 2017 21:01:15
The main issue with Barkley is he is consistently played out of position. He is not and never will be a "No 10" he needs to be dropped deeper into midfield and creative players ahead of him for him to flourish. That's what all 3 managers have failed to do.

10.) 02 Jan 2017 23:51:42
Ross has got ability but no brain! He's too slow to recognise a pass. He simply does think quick enough for the prem.



31 Aug 2016 17:41:38
Jimmy Mac in talks with Sunderland and also palace and West Brom. According to SSN.

Toffee ace

1.) 31 Aug 2016 18:14:07
Pos jimy and gibbo goin. if only sissoko comes in that'll leave us a bit short. hope there's moreally than 1 centre mid coming. Still optimistic.

2.) 31 Aug 2016 19:02:19
McCarthy won't go anywhere unless we get someone else in for cover.

3.) 31 Aug 2016 19:31:11
And don't make it up. Everton in talks per SSN. Not Jimmy Mc
Big difference.



31 Aug 2016 16:59:30
NSNO reporting that Brahimi is on his way. Quite a reliable site so fingers crossed.

Toffee ace

1.) 31 Aug 2016 17:04:32
Really hope so and a few others.

2.) 31 Aug 2016 17:10:56
That report's a day old at least Toffee Ace. Just another site making guesses.

3.) 31 Aug 2016 17:20:09
Sorry, there is an updated report saying the same thing. let's wait. and hope.

4.) 31 Aug 2016 17:35:37
I'll take anything right now Brian I'm getting a bit nervous 😩.



31 Aug 2016 16:56:29
Jack Wiltshire is on his way to Bournemouth. Thank goodness because I'm fed up with hearing about this pointless transfer. Maybe now SSN will focus on some transfer news and shake off their arsenal obsession.

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17 May 2017 13:32:11
The new shirt I have to say is typical of a failing sports brand like Umbro. It lacks imagination and style and looks dated. The Dixie silhouette is good but wasn't Umbros idea.

As long as we are affiliated to Umbro this should be our expectations. Sad but true. If we are to gets better kit then we need to affiliated with a better brand. They are out there and as long as we keep improving our desirability to these brands we should soon see an improvement there.

We can't and hopefully won't continue with this little old us approach that we have had over the years when it come to marketing our club. The signs seem to be there that all is now changing. And our profile and stock is rising.

I would like to see this contract run its cours or even cut short if possible and also tell Kit Bag where to go too. It's just absolutely wrong that you can't walk into a sports retailer in this country and pick up an Everton shirt to buy.

On a positive note, I'm pretty sure the away kit and 3rd kit should be better than this by default alone.

Toffee ace

1.) 17 May 2017 14:35:08
while I agree regarding our shocking deal with kitbag I have to disagree regarding our home kit I actually like it and think it's different to our normal plain royal blue jersey ( let's face it can't really do all that much with our home shirt) I can't wait to buy my 1 week old son his first new kit.

2.) 17 May 2017 15:05:17
I don't think it's that bad either. The way people are talking you'd have thought we'd be stepping out in pink shirts with purple polka dots in some kind of lacy material next season.

On the umbro matter, that was a pre moshiri era deal. I'd say when the deal expires we maybe looking at one of the big manufacturers again like Nike, I'd love adidas or even underarmour.

3.) 17 May 2017 15:45:48
Kit is down to personal taste, I think the majority would agree about the Kitbag stitch up though.

4.) 17 May 2017 16:18:23
I really don't want to go back to Nike it was down to them that we changed our badge as they said it was too difficult to copy we then wanted blue socks they refused and they did nothing for infants my little girl had the 6+ when she was 2 because Nike refused to make infant kits.

5.) 17 May 2017 16:44:26
I like it as well, I think kits are going back to before they tried everything there have been some horrible kits during the 90s.



12 May 2017 09:47:54
I remember Mark Crossley being interviewed about when he signed a contract extension at Forest. Cloughie called him into his office and said that they decided to offer a contract extension to him so he needs to sign. Crossley looked at the contract and saw that nothing had been filled in on it. So he said to Cloughie it needs to be filled in first. To which Cloughie said No young man you just sign at the bottom and I will fill in the rest when I have decided exactly what you're worth.


So when RK tells Ross he has one week to sign or be sold just remember that like Cloughie, our clubs manager will not be messed about. Just be glad you have the terms in place and the opportunity to serve this fine club for another 5 years or so.


Toffee ace

{Ed002's Note - Yet again he is washing the laundry in public - it is completely unprofessional.}

1.) 12 May 2017 13:35:02
private conversations have obviously came to nothing so maybe rk thinks public discussion may force ross into a decision one way or the other.

2.) 12 May 2017 15:59:29
I have to agree with you ed002 on this one I wish RK wouldn't do these type of things.

3.) 12 May 2017 17:35:53
Still disagree with ed002 on this matter. The contract has been ready for some time now and RB is no nearer to signing it, the longer it goes on then the likelihood is that it won't be signed. If he won't sign it then the club need to find a replacement, on top of whatever else we need, and this needs to be done as early as possible. With only a year left on his current deal the lad needs to let the club and the fans know what his intentions are. Obviously RK does not want to lose him for free so he is only being honest with the ultimatum.

4.) 12 May 2017 18:07:50
It is no different to the other managers. Mourhino on Rooney and depay, puel on VVD, conte on Costa, pulis on berahino. These guys are asked in every interview about the same question and most just answer honestly. RK admits he doesn't get too involved in negotiations but knows enough to say, if he doesn't sign we will have to sell. I don't see it as unprofessional, just pointing out the obvious.

{Ed002's Note - You are scratching around trying to justify an unprofessional manager - it is a little embarrassing.}



17 Apr 2017 12:05:03
Would anyone want to sign Valencia permanently in the summer. Tbf he's done well when coming on to support Lukaku.

Toffee ace

1.) 17 Apr 2017 12:28:02
Decent enough player for the bench when we go 2 up front. We should be aiming higher now though!

2.) 17 Apr 2017 14:22:35
Has there been any price mentioned? Think he's a good a squad player so would depend on that.

3.) 17 Apr 2017 15:34:40
I read that the clause in the loan says £14m. I'd take him for half that.

4.) 17 Apr 2017 15:52:57
Would be a very good squad player and if he is happy with that let's sign him. I believe the price is about £12 million, if this is true then ok let's get him maybe.

5.) 17 Apr 2017 17:36:24
I agree with the replies. He has value when we need to shake it up a bit and bring him on when one up top is proving ineffective for whatever reason. I would hope that we could sign him but negotiate a fee less than £12 million. Or just offer whatever we get for Niasse.

6.) 18 Apr 2017 09:17:23
I'm sceptical after the Lennon transfer. These moves tend to be bad moves. Some come off and we've had our fair share of success but I think we've moved on from this type of deal.

7.) 18 Apr 2017 09:20:46
Is he any better than Niasse seems to have turned out to be?

8.) 18 Apr 2017 10:56:03
Really wakka57! Valencia is in a totally different league to Niasse. Valencia imho when on the pitch has done very well. He's a very good plan b. Solsjaer was a great player used very effectively as a sub.

Although I don't see Valencia in the same league as him he could be effective enough in a similar role. Definitely 100 times better than Niasse.

9.) 18 Apr 2017 13:14:48
my mates a West Ham season ticket holder and they don't miss him, in fact they say he goes missing in so many games and went downhill after a big impact when he signed, I believe he was all that was available at the time, and I actually think he is better than Niasse.

10.) 18 Apr 2017 21:42:56
Fair enough wakka. Your last post did not seem to indicate the view that you think he's better than Niasse. Our set up seems capable of getting average players to good players. Gana being a prime example. No one was excited about his signing. Turns out as good a one as we have had in a long time.

Walsh and Koeman will do the same thing to more players. I'd put my house on it.



24 Mar 2017 18:04:34
I think it's time for a dose of realism.

Lukaku is the best striker in the world playing outside of regular CL football. This cannot and will not continue. We have a job on our hands to get into the CL this season and let's be honest having played more games than the rest with the exception of Liverpool and still being 7th it's very unlikely that we will qualify. Even if we did he will still jump at the chance of playing for Chelsea if they came in for him, and that's fair enough.

It'll be a gamble keeping him this summer if he doesn't sign a new contract and he is saying now that his mind is made up.

So the best thing in my opinion is get the very best deal for him as soon as we can so that we can move on without the player.

Lukaku will leave us, that's for sure. We just need to be wise about the timing. It's a shame I know but I feel it's reality.

Toffee ace

1.) 24 Mar 2017 19:39:36
International break expect the Lukaku press bonding again.

2.) 24 Mar 2017 19:48:34
I think I disagree to be honest. Keep him for this season and see what he does for us next year. As he says over and over, he us ambitious and will continue to show his talent rather than sulk. Who knows, he may get us into CL next year depending on our clubs ambition and who we get in in the summer. With 1 or 2 years remaining on a contract, he won't go for cheap either way providing he's continuing to show the goods and score the goals.

3.) 24 Mar 2017 21:51:18
We won't get as much with 1 year left Kingo. He says he's made his mind up and won't be signing. I'd love to keep him but at some stage we will have to stick or twist on this one.

4.) 24 Mar 2017 22:25:58
Or keep him for the next two seasons and let him go for free. Insane? Not really, yes we would potentially be losing a possible 80m+, but if we keep him and his goals, and build around him then in two years we might make Champions league. Which would make 80m small potatoes. It's a gamble but could well be worth it. Some may say what if he downs tools and plays poorly. Can't see that myself as its only two seasons, and if he is adamant he needs to be playing for a "big club" then he can't afford to let his standards drop. Just a thought really.



01 Mar 2017 21:10:27
Great! Luis Enrique will step down at the end of the season. The press ain't going to leave us alone now are they. Every interview between now and when they appoint a head coach will be Koeman to Barcelona.

Toffee ace

{Ed002's Note - I dealt with this weeks ago on the Barcelona page.}

1.) 01 Mar 2017 21:17:24
Koeman is not their 1st choice so do not panic just yet. Another point worth mentioning is managers like to keep their jobs and Everton have a reputation for giving managers time something which cannot be said for Barcelona. Koeman will have plenty more chances to manage Barcelona but I honestly think he left Southampton for us because he bought into the project.

2.) 02 Mar 2017 08:21:21
Cheer up mate R K has already said he is with Everton for the project, there will be news of a new stadium shortly and now we have Mr Moshiri on board, also R K is putting together a great team and I reckon the final pieces of this jigsaw will be done in the summer, chin up mate he's not going anywhere apart from up the table with us, GuernseyBlue.

3.) 02 Mar 2017 10:44:01
think you missed what toffeeace was saying. it wasn't Koeman is going it was that from now until Barcelona appoint a new manager, the media will ask him the question at every press conference and even if he says he is staying they will just report he is willing to leave typical press.




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09 May 2017 16:21:29
NBTB I was thinking the exact same with your reference to the media. All well and good giving off about wanting to play for a CL team (clearly insinuating EFC isn't) , but then to sound off in frustration when the media start to mention the very teams he has invited interest off by making these statements is basic hypocrisy. And the only reason he is grumpy with them is because they dared to report that Chelsea weren't as viable an option as united were.

Like you NBTB I want this circus to move onto another town. But I get the feeling we will have another summer of media focus on what leaving rather than what's coming in.

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09 May 2017 14:15:23
Love or hate him. Keep him or sell him. All matters of opinion true. But one thing that isn't a matter of opinion is that he wants out, and will not renew his current deal. So he will leave within the next 2 seasons. It's now a case of whether we hold on and lose profit. Or let go and make a few bob. Even if we do hold on and get CL next year it's pretty much a given that he will still want to go to Chelsea or another CL regular. Sad but true.

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08 May 2017 09:02:34
Berkshireblue2, if we were to buy the cheapest options from your list, circa £25 million each that would be £150 million. Add to that you want VVD also so that's £200 million. Naturally it would mean replacing Lukaku and Ross who would get us £100 million at least. So realistically we would still have to spen £100 million. I can't see that happening despite our new spending power. I have to say though, your list is very exciting and what a summer that would be.

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28 Apr 2017 16:13:46
There's plenty of reports claiming we've made an approach. Though if Monaco maintains an interest then I would imagine he will go there.

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24 Apr 2017 17:57:42
Keeping hold of him is a dangerous game to play. After next summer despite how well he plays, he will start to recede in value as there will be less than 2 years left on his contract. So by then we would either need to be in a position to satisfy his aspirations or be prepared to take a smaller fee in the summer after next season.

I'd like him to stay, but he seems hell bent on leaving so why not just let him go and use the money to build a team not so reliant on one player to score goals.

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22 May 2017 20:13:10
Ross is in his last year but Rom isn't.

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20 May 2017 14:57:51
You're right Ed, but to answer what happened to loyalty from homegrown players? Well I think the answer to that can be found somewhere at the bottom of the agents bank account, with a pile of money resting on top of it.

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20 May 2017 13:25:55
Spot on BlueJohnUns.

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{Ed025's Note - john is right ace, but what ever happened to loyalty and commitment? it might just be me getting old i guess but for an everton supporter playing for his local side and earning great money seems like dream to me mate..



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20 May 2017 09:38:34
The most important thing for me is that we are actively seeking a replacement for him and someone to play instead of him should he stay. It's not about one player and Koeman knows this. He wants Ross to stay but also wants him to have competition for his place. So I don't care whether he stays or goes. All I care is that we are effective up top and have competition for players. Which is what Koeman says that are looking to do a.

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19 May 2017 17:36:23
CToffee, totally agree with both your posts.

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