Everton move for McArthur

Rumours are circulating to suggest that Everton are in advanced talks to sign Wigan Athletic midfield player, James McArthur. The Scottish international has been at Wigan Athletic since 2010 and was a firm favourite of current Everton boss Roberto Martinez during his time at the DW. Aged 26, McArthur would provide the Blues injury hit … Continue reading Everton move for McArthur

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How far can John Stones go with Everton?

Our columnist Tom Hennessy is back with his views on the latest youngster to break into the Everton side. John Stones was David Moyes' final signing for Everton, ironically beating Roberto Martinez and Wigan to his signature. Stones burst onto the scene at Barnsley last year and built a reputation as the best up and … Continue reading How far can John Stones go with Everton?

Transfer latest – Busy day expected at Finch Farm

Transfer deadline day promises to be busy for Everton, with potentially two big name players heading out and a whole number arriving. If widespread reports are true, then Belgium international midfielder Marouane Fellaini looks destined for a big money move to Manchester United. There were one or two late reports last night that Manchester City … Continue reading Transfer latest – Busy day expected at Finch Farm

Have Everton stepped up McCarthy interest?

With less than a week to go until the transfer window closes, Everton are reported to have formalised their interest in Wigan Athletic midfielder James McCarthy. Reports and rumours, which appear to have come from Sky Sports News suggest that both Everton and Newcastle United have contacted Wigan to formalise their interest in the Republic … Continue reading Have Everton stepped up McCarthy interest?

McCarthy the perfect signing for Martinez’ Blues

The latest name to be linked with a move to Everton this summer is Wigan Athletic midfield player James McCarthy. The Irish international would be a perfect fit for Everton under the tactics Roberto Martinez is looking to employ at the Toffees next season, with his box to box style, his ability on the ball … Continue reading McCarthy the perfect signing for Martinez’ Blues

Roberto’s gone Wigan mad with further arrivals expected

Roberto Martinez has started the process of fine tuning his Everton squad ahead of his first season in charge of the Blues. The new Everton manager was quick to recognise the expertise he inherited but spoke passionately of the need to recruit suitable reinforcements to ensure the Blues are able to make a sustained push … Continue reading Roberto’s gone Wigan mad with further arrivals expected

Kone deal set for weekend completion

Arouna Kone is expected to become Everton's first summer signing and the first of the Roberto Martinez era, with the formalities of the deal set to be tied up over the weekend. The Ivorian was at Finch Farm on Friday to complete his medical and with a fee and personal terms already agreed it remains … Continue reading Kone deal set for weekend completion

Blues close in on first transfers

With Roberto Martinez and his playing squad due back at Finch Farm next week, the hunt for new players is due to reach a successful conclusion in the coming days with a number of transfers in the pipeline. Bill Kenwright confirmed at last weeks EGM that enquiries had been made for two players, with discussions … Continue reading Blues close in on first transfers

The jury is out on Martinez, but he has the potential to be the greatest

Roberto Martinez immediately promised Bill Kenwright a return to Champions League football, but is he capable of delivering on his promise? To add to the debate we have sought the view of our guest columnist, Alan Harrison, a Wigan Athletic supporter but also a follower of the Blues. First a bit of background about me... … Continue reading The jury is out on Martinez, but he has the potential to be the greatest

Is Alcaraz good enough for the Blues?

When a new manager arrives at a football club, they are inevitably linked with a host of players from their former club. Since the appointment of Roberto Martinez, rumours have predictably linked Everton with a number of players from Wigan Athletic, with the newspapers suggesting that a deal for out of contract centre back, Antolin … Continue reading Is Alcaraz good enough for the Blues?