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26 Jun 2019 18:37:06
Hi Ed, I’ve seen a few articles linking us to Moise Keane recently. Do you know if there is any interest from Everton?


{Ed002's Note - Don't hold your breath.}

1.) 26 Jun 2019 19:02:41
Ha ha I definitely wasn’t preparing my welcome banner. Thanks Ed.

2.) 26 Jun 2019 22:14:16
I was just going to amend the one for when Keane joined from Burnley.

3.) 27 Jun 2019 10:13:30
Much like Neres, Malcom and every other good player we’ve been linked with in the rags ed? 😂.

{Ed002's Note - Why not read what I said about the other two rather than trying to take embarrassing digs at me. Idiot.}

4.) 27 Jun 2019 11:48:03
Hi Ed all these links to a lot of midfielders think our main focus is strikers a lot of rumours linking us with only couple strikers July is round corner would u think sign one or couple now to gell before start of the season plus which strikers are we linked with cheers ed.

{Ed002's Note - Aleksandar Mitrovic (S) I suspect very much first choice but time cannot be wasted as there is much interest from elsewhere - not least West Ham United and in particular Real Betis where I suspect he will end up
Callum Wilson (S) A more expensive option to Mitrovic who may stretch the finances and might well be difficult to attract - I would not hold your breath
Edin Dzeko (S) an enquiry has been made but with his age it would be only a short term fix - can't see it happening and the money could be better spent elsewhere - strike him from the list
Rafael Leao (S) watched by Everton after he impressed when the scouts were there to watch another player (Thiago Maia). Barcelona also has an interest in Rafael Leao and a number of other sides including Newcastle, Manchester City and Spurs have looked at him. It might be a tough ask to drop out of a Champions League club who don't want to sell him and move to Everton in the summer but I would not strike him off the list just yet
Borja Iglesias (S) Somewhere down the list as a back up option - would be better to keep Tosun - and he is another player Real Betis are looking to
Moise Kean (S) There have been a number of questions raised about Kean moving to Everton - I wouldn't hold your breath}

5.) 27 Jun 2019 12:29:40
I wasn’t actually taking a dig but okay.

6.) 27 Jun 2019 20:07:42
Hi Ed well looks like player from juva Jean wants move to inter Ajax has thrown there hat him for him think we can safely cross him off the list . next lol.

{Ed002's Note - I know - it has been going on for 9 months.}



18 Jun 2018 15:20:23
I know the talk at this stage is more around players we are looking to get rid of but do any of the Eds know of any players that we have concrete interest in?


{Ed001's Note - I know there were a couple of players in Dutch football Brands was keen on before joining Everton, I can tell you them but there is no guarantee he would see them as being good enough for Everton. Van de Beek, Jahanbakhsh (I hope I spelt that right, he is playing for Iran in the World Cup anyway so you can check my spelling!), Vilhena and Frenkie de Jong.}

1.) 18 Jun 2018 16:04:22
I worry about players coming from Holland just look how hard Klassen has found the premier league.
Dutch football was great many years ago but not these days it is in sad decline like Scottish football. Once we got players fom Scotland but rarely now, this is why I am worried about the appointment of Brants.

2.) 18 Jun 2018 16:15:52
Great thanks Ed.

{Ed001's Note - welcome mate. There are a few other players I would think, based on my opinions of their ability, that he might look to now he has Everton to recruit for. Obviously he is not going to be able to cherry pick the best talent from Ajax while he was there, but now he can potentially move for them.}

3.) 18 Jun 2018 18:47:16
Matthijs De Ligt is on brands list but Ajax will slap hefty price tag on him.

4.) 18 Jun 2018 22:20:06
Give them Klaassen back, that would bring the price down some.

5.) 19 Jun 2018 14:02:18
I don't get why everyone is so harsh on Klaassen, he has never been given a proper chance. I hope he gets his chance and plays well.



06 Jan 2018 20:16:57
Mirallas off to Olympiakos. His departure has been a long time coming.


1.) 06 Jan 2018 20:43:45
How much is the transfer fee?

2.) 06 Jan 2018 20:53:51
Apparently 4 million or thereabout.



24 Oct 2017 08:19:48
With the search for a new manager underway would any of the Ed’s be able to provide some insight into how clubs would typically go about this process?


{Ed002's Note - Clubs will often seek advice from third parties, sometimes they advertise and they will eventually turn up with a shortlist. The next move would be to approach the agents of the people they are keen on, and if employed, their clubs. If allowed by the clubs concerned, they will be given permission to talk with the person concerned.}

1.) 24 Oct 2017 12:35:47
Ed 002. I’m not a betting man so don’t care much for what the odds say. So would you know if Thomas Tuchel is a realistic target or is he in all probability going to BM shortly.

{Ed002's Note - No I would not see him as a realistic target and he has no agreement with BM.

2.) 24 Oct 2017 13:35:38
Sky sports are reporting he’s open to the Everton job.

3.) 24 Oct 2017 13:58:48
Thanks Ed 002.

4.) 24 Oct 2017 15:03:18
Good insight into how it's done ED002

Thank you.

5.) 24 Oct 2017 15:44:49
Thanks Ed. Appreciate the insight (as always) .



05 Jul 2017 09:39:55
Do any of the eds have any information on potential out goings from the club?

I know the squad has been trimmed down a lot with a lot of squad players leaving (e. g. Cleverly, Kone, Gibson, Oviedo, Geri) but I was wondering where all these new faces would fit in.


{Ed002's Note - I still expect Lukaku and, as long as he is not priced out of a move, Barkley to leave.}

1.) 05 Jul 2017 09:50:09
What do you think is a fair price for Barkley Ed.

{Ed002's Note - I really have no interest in discussing moiney as it is not simply the transfer fee Murf.}

2.) 05 Jul 2017 09:53:27
ok Ed no probs.

3.) 05 Jul 2017 11:47:32
McCarthy, besic? Lennon?

4.) 05 Jul 2017 11:00:10
Thanks ed. I've basically been working on the assumption that Lukaku leaving is a matter of when and not if and that Barkley is likely to leave.

{Ed002's Note - I think so CT.}

5.) 05 Jul 2017 12:03:37
None of the unwanted players are going to leave until Moyes has a new job, let's all wish him a speedy return to club football.

{Ed025's Note - love it smit..




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08 Aug 2019 13:22:34
Massive shout out to all the Eds (especially today) for all the half baked rumours, scouting and finance ITKs you must have to wade through on these pages.


{Ed025's Note - cheers mate..



22 Jun 2018 09:39:26
Does anyone know what the progress is with McCarthy’s recovery and when he is expected back? I’m guessing he would have been moved on this summer if he was fit.


1.) 22 Jun 2018 09:57:56
Depends if we sell Schneiderlin. If he goes we will need him to sit in front of the back 4. Gana is more of a wanderer, all be it an effective one.

2.) 22 Jun 2018 10:28:34
I feel like he is a different type of player to Schneiderlin though. McCarthy is more of a ball winner and has a more limited range of passing than Schneiderlin. If anything I feel like McCarthy and Gana are maybe too similar to be in the same team (loads of press but not much else) . Schneiderlin seems to operate more in the Barry mold of sitting deeper.

3.) 22 Jun 2018 10:32:41
McCarthy if he stays fit could be a good fit for Silvas style/ system.

4.) 22 Jun 2018 10:55:22
jmac is are best cm when fit.

5.) 22 Jun 2018 12:50:58
I'm almost there with you Johny.
McCarthy definitely is better with his distribution and always looks good when he plays for us. The downside is he rarely plays.



15 May 2018 23:02:59
So Watford have officially complained about Everton tapping up a manager they sacked 6 months ago.


1.) 15 May 2018 23:30:29
They haven't officially sacked him. He was on a sort of gardening leave and still is I think.

2.) 16 May 2018 06:23:14
Surely though Smit666 the fact that Watford have a new manager and not a caretaker or interim means that Silva will not be returning to his previous role and is therefore available, could be wrong as we don't know the ins and outs of payments etc, if he is still on their payroll and has a contract then yes but if his payments are just part of a severence then there is no employment contract. I think the tapping up complaint is regarding the original issue when we offered £12m in compensation as according to reports both clubs have been in mediation for the past 4 months trying to resolve the issue.

3.) 16 May 2018 06:54:11
As far as I understood Watford aren’t paying him out the rest of his contract so Silva is in a legal battle with them to get his remaining pay.

4.) 16 May 2018 07:20:19
and that will be what Watford want we will pay his contract up.

5.) 16 May 2018 09:38:10
Meanwhile, as always with any legal wrangling, it’s the lawyers who almost never miss out on a big fat fee.

6.) 16 May 2018 10:11:23
Sounds messy.

7.) 16 May 2018 11:07:52
Its actually ‘Messi’.



26 Nov 2017 16:50:59
How is everyone feeling about the championship next year?


1.) 26 Nov 2017 17:06:24
Well Cardiff, Villa, Wolves, Reading, Bristol City all not far from me. Just need the "AA Guide To Championship Grounds" for xmas. hope not.



22 Nov 2017 22:26:46
Ah Everton hey? What does it all mean? Where is it all going?


1.) 23 Nov 2017 11:01:12
it's all going down the pan mate.

2.) 23 Nov 2017 15:29:26
Confused, not sure who is in charge on the board get the feeling BK wants money to be invested but still wants to run his club. Also what is Walsh doing and what is his influence, seems to have pushed for shakespeare and Allydyce. old boy network.




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15 Aug 2019 23:28:42
Like a new signing.




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06 Aug 2019 20:18:32
80 million. for Zaha. really? That just seems like a ridiculous waste of money.




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05 Aug 2019 21:17:41
One hell of a forward line but one patchy defense. We need a CB otherwise all that attacking threat won’t mean much.




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31 Jul 2019 10:31:53
Ha ha, I’ll be here all week. Remember to tip your waiters.




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30 Jul 2019 22:15:00
Beating off the competition is one way to secure a signing.


{Ed0333's Note - I’ve got tears rolling down my cheeks, that was hilarious mate. Very good CToffee.




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23 Aug 2019 22:29:28
Gbamin is injured and Gylfi although physically on the pitch is still not mentally or spiritually back from his wedding.


{Ed025's Note - he needs to get off the nest then CT, him gomez and morgan were bloody awful tonight mate..



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08 Aug 2019 16:26:38
We just lost the whole window now in the premier league transfer window competition.




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08 Aug 2019 16:24:39
We can’t buy foreign players after today either.




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05 Aug 2019 17:40:57
Is franc an ITK?




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29 Jul 2019 21:57:53
Great podcast Ed.


{Ed001's Note - thanks very much mate.}