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Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has confirmed the availability of three first-team stars ahead of the Champions League clash against Porto.
West Bromwich Albion are chasing the signature of Crystal Palace frontman Christian Benteke, with the Baggies prepared to pay up to £14 million to sign the Belgian international striker. Benteke has been out of form in recent seasons with Palace, but many point to his successful time at Aston Villa as an indicator of his talents.
West Bromwich Albion have identified Daniel James as a potential option to strengthen their attack during the January transfer window.
Manchester United defender Phil Jones could reportedly pursue a temporary move elsewhere when the transfer window reopens.
Former England manager Sam Allardyce believes Ruben Loftus-Cheek must part ways with Chelsea on a permanent basis, if he is to build his own career with regular gametime.
Arsenal host Everton at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday aiming to continue their climb up the Premier League standings.
German club RB Leipzig have made a fourth bid for Everton winger Ademola Lookman, according to the Daily Mirror.
Everton boss, Marco Silva could be planning to get rid of four players in his squad, according to the Daily Star.
German champions Bayern Munich are reported to be monitoring the performances of Everton and England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford at this summer's World Cup in Russia. The 24-year-old made a £30 million move to Merseyside from relegated Sunderland last summer and is expected by many to be The Three Lions' first choice between the posts in the upcoming tournament.
Everton are reportedly considering a fresh attempt to sign left-back Patrick van Aanholt from Crystal Palace. The Dutchman enjoyed his best top-flight season last term with five goals scored in 28 appearances.
Everton have decided to end their association with Sam Allardyce after just six months at the club. The 63-year-old helped the Toffees to a top-half finish to the season but this has not been sufficient to earn the trust of the hierarchy.
Premier League side Everton have reportedly emerged as the front runners to appoint Arsene Wenger as their next head coach. The Toffees are currently under the tutelage of Sam Allardyce whose position is under consideration beyond the current campaign.
Arsene Wenger could reportedly be offered an instant return to management with either AS Monaco or Everton during the summer. The 68-year-old has announced that he will be stepping down from the Arsenal head coach role at the end of the season.
Everton are ready to complete a deal to sign 24-year-old Ivory Coast international defender Wilfried Kanon from ADO Den Haag of the Eredivisie. The Dutch club will sell the 6 foot 2 centre-back for a reported 7.9 million euros transfer fee.
Both Everton and West Ham are interested in Porto striker Moussa Marega and are hopeful that a deal can be agreed before the summer transfer window begins. Marega has a reported £36 million transfer fee release clause in his contract that allows him to move abroad to another club.
When Ronald Koeman was appointed as manager of Everton, with The Toffees spending huge sums of money, a new era of success was anticipated at Goodison Park. However, after struggling to get his new players to gel together as a team and their position in the Premier League deteriorating, Koeman was dismissed from his role. Whilst he no longer works for the club, it has been reported today that Koeman, now the manager of Holland, is still receiving 90 percent of his wage from the Premier League club.
Everton manager Sam Allardyce is eyeing a potential deal for Manchester United's Chris Smalling with Ashley Williams and Phil Jagielka approaching the final years of their respective careers.
Everton are reportedly weighing up an attempt to sign Luke Shaw, who has seemingly fallen out-of-favour under Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has reportedly identified Mikel Arteta as the leading candidate to replace him as the next Gunners head coach. The 68-year-old has received plenty of criticism for the club's performances of late, but he remains adamant that he will see out the remainder of his contract which expires in June 2019.
Arsene Wenger's long career at Arsenal Football Club may well be coming to an end with the legendary Invincibles a far cry from this current crop of players. Many believe that a new lease of life will revitalise The Gunners, but a departure from The Emirates does not necessarily signal a departure from the Premier League for the Frenchman.