Naismith pens new deal at Everton

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Everton striker, Steven Naismith has penned a new three year contract with the Toffees according to BBC Sport. The 28-year-old, Scottish international joined Everton on a free transfer back in 2012 from Rangers. Naismith struggled to settle into life in the Premier League but has since been a revelation for Roberto Martinez’s side. With 6 goals to his name already this …

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Everton and Crystal Palace after England keeper

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Premier League duo, Everton and Crystal Palace are rumoured to be interested in England and Norwich City goalkeeper, John Ruddy. Ruddy, 28, has been a key figure in the Canaries success of late and helped guide them to the Premier League where they stayed for 3 years, however, last seasons relegation opened up speculation suggesting Ruddy would leave Carrow Road. …

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Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is out for 4 weeks

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Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero is set be out for up to 4 weeks after picking up a knee injury against Everton last weekend. The in-form striker has damaged knee ligaments after a challenge from Everton midfielder, Muhamed Besic. Aguero departed the field in tears after just 3 minutes. The 26-year-old is the top scorer in the Premier League with 14 goals …

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QPR – Redknapp to raid the MLS for loan deals?

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QPR fans will be having mixed feelings as to how their Premier League campaign has gone so far. The beginning of the season saw them and Burnley fighting it out for the bottom position of the table but now QPR’s victory over Burnley on Saturday has lifted them out of the relegation zone to 17th with 14 points from 15 …

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Joel Campbell – Everton, Swansea or West Brom?

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22-year-old forward Joel Campbell impressed plenty of people at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. However at Arsenal he is considered surplus to requirements and according to The Times, Campbell could be set for a January transfer. Campbell began his career in his native Chile with Deportivo Saprissa, he moved on loan to Puntarenas before Arsenal purchased him in August …

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Everton, QPR, Stoke & Sunderland want this Chelsea outcast

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Chelsea outcast, Mohamed Salah is being frozen out of the first team by Jose Mourinho and it appears a number of Premier League suitors are weighing up a loan deal in January. The Egyptian signed from Basel last January for £11m but has found life hard at Stamford Bridge. A player of undoubted quality, Salah has all the credentials to …

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Chelsea – Blues fuming at Christian Atsu Everton loan spell

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The Chelsea hierarchy are set to recall young Ghanian winger Christian Atsu from his loan spell at Everton according to the Daily Express. It is believed Chelsea will look to loan Atsu out to Sunderland in the hope he will get more game time. Christian Atsu began his professional career with Portuguese giants Porto and graduated their youth academy via …

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Everton looking at Championship star

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Roberto Martinez is ready to call upon Shaun Maloney and form a reunion between the pair. Martinez signed Maloney for Wigan in 2011 after joining from Celtic and now the Spanish manager is ready to call upon the scot once again. Maloney, 31, still plies his trade with Wigan in the Championship but his contract is up in the summer. …

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Ross Barkley – “I don’t like Wayne Rooney comparison”

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Young England sensation Ross Barkley has quashed comparisons between him and Wayne Rooney. There may be natural similarities between the two such as starting their career at Everton, both coming into the England team at an early age and similar body somatotypes. However, Barkley has revealed he doesn’t like the comparisons. Speaking to BBC Sport, Barkley said, “I just see myself …

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Everton boss Roberto Martinez set for Italian move?

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Roberto Martinez is one of the hottest prospects in football management and at only 41-years of age, he has a long future ahead of him. Martinez was thought to have been considered for the Barcelona job after the Spanish giants were impressed with his performances at Swansea City, Wigan Athletic and most recently Everton. The Daily Mirror understand the Spaniard now …

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Everton – Eto’o has already earned a new contract

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33-year-old Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o has impressed since moving to Goodison Park this summer. Now the Daily Mirror report he will already be given a new contract by manager Roberto Martinez. Eto’o was hunted by cross-city Merseyside rivals Liverpool in the transfer window following his release from London club Chelsea but he elected to move to Everton and in his …

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Premier League Team of the Week

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Brandish are now launching a Monday “Premier League Team of the week” after reviewing each team over the weekends matches. Here is this weeks best XI… Thibaut Courtois (GK) – Chelsea shot-stopper Courtois was on sensational form against rivals Manchester United as the two met in yesterday’s fiery clash at Old Trafford. Courtois, however, remained, calm and composed as he expertly …

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Man United flop David Moyes wants return to football

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Everyone apart from Manchester United fans seemed to enjoy the clubs failings last season. However for David Moyes, who was anointed as Sir Alex Ferguson’s ‘Chosen One’, it was a torrid and punishing time. Now he has told BBC Sport that he is ready to return to football and rebuild his torn reputation. 51-year-old Scotsman David Moyes took the reigns at …

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Everton – Martinez tells England U21s to avoid Barkley

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England U21s made it a successful international break by qualifying for the European Under-21s Championships next summer but now Everton boss Roberto Martinez wants them to avoid picking Ross Barkley. BBC Sport report that Martinez is worried about the fitness of his midfielder who is only just returning from injury. Gareth Southgate, manager of England U21s, has some decisions to make …

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Everton’s John Stones out for rest of 2014?

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20-year-old Everton defender John Stones has been ruled out for a number of months, believed to be until 2015. BBC Sport confirm that the ankle injury he suffered in the 2-1 defeat to Manchester United will need surgery and this is a blow to the Toffees. John Stones was carried off during injury time at Old Trafford meaning the youngster has …

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Everton’s Mirallas set for long injury lay-off

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Everton have been dealt a heavy blow by the news that their Belgian winger Kevin Mirallas is set for a hefty spell on the sidelines. The Telegraph carry the report that the hamstring injury he suffered in Saturday’s Merseyside Derby draw with Liverpool will keep him out for a long time. Roberto Martinez admitted he was worried about the state of …

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Moyes the favourite to replace teetering Pardew

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David Moyes has become the favourite to replace Alan Pardew should the Englishman receive the sack from current club Newcastle United. The Daily Star believe this is the case with the former Everton and Manchester United boss out of work. We reported how Alan Pardew had been given a ‘stay of execution’ at Newcastle by owner Mike Ashley, despite a terrible run …

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Fellaini set for Everton return in Coleman swap deal?

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When Manchester United signed Marouane Fellaini from Everton last summer for a fee of £27.5m, many saw this as paying over the odds. Now CaughtOffside.com believe the Goodison Park favourite could be set for a return to Merseyside in a swap deal for Seamus Coleman. It is understood that Everton would be willing to accept a cash plus Fellaini deal for their …

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Southampton, QPR and Everton feature in our goal of the week!

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This week saw some absolute “Thronkers” as BBC presenter Dan Walker would say. The Premier League was inundated with some sublime strikes; but which was the best? Here are the candidates… Graziano Pelle v QPR Charlie Austin v Southampton Phil Jagielka v Liverpool Which “Thronker” was your favourite?

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