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Everton Agree £30m Deal For Crystal Palace Forward [Sky Sports]

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 25: Yannick Bolasie of Crystal Palace in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Crystal Palace at The Hawthorns on October 25, 2014 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Everton’s determination to land Crystal Palace forward Yannick Bolasie has seen them return with a second offer for the 27-year-old, according to reports on Monday evening. The Toffees saw a bid of £18m for the DR Congo winger rejected by Palace yesterday, but with the second bid believed to be in and around the asking price, the Eagles have reportedly …

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Pogba, Stones And The Most Expensive XI In Football History

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In case it needed repeating, Paul Pogba became the most expensive footballer ever when he completed his €105m move from Juventus to Manchester United on Monday night. Obviously, that now also makes him the most expensive central midfielder in history too, breaking a record set earlier this summer with Granit Xhaka’s €45m move to Arsenal. Meanwhile, 22-year-old centre-back John Stones became …

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Fee Agreed: Everton Closing In On £12m John Stones Replacement

SWANSEA, WALES - JANUARY 10: Ashley Williams of Swansea in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and West Ham United at Liberty Stadium on January 10, 2015 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Having confirmed the £47.5m sale of John Stones to Manchester City this morning, Everton are already closing in on his replacement. The 22-year-old England international’s move to the Etihad was finalised late last night, with both clubs agreeing to wait until 11am this morning to publicly announce what is a record fee for an English defender. Sky Sports are this …

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Bizarre Mistake Confirms John Stones’ Manchester City Move

Everton's English defender John Stones (L) vies with Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling during the English League Cup semi-final second leg football match between Manchester City and Everton the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on January 27, 2016. Manchester City won the match 3-1. / AFP / Paul Ellis / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

With the red half of Manchester busy breaking the transfer record, City have quietly pulled off a great signing. The Citizens’ Champions League squad was released this morning with a surprise inclusion. Looks like John Stones to City is a done deal. (Official UEFA website) pic.twitter.com/l1RuNkWtkM — StreamPlanet (@Stream_Planet) August 9, 2016 John Stones named in @ManCity's @ChampionsLeague squad. More …

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Manchester City Closing In On £50m England International

MILTON KEYNES, ENGLAND - JULY 26: John Stones during the pre-season friendly match between MK Dons and Everton at Stadium mk on July 26, 2016 in Barnsley, England. (Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images)

Manchester City have made significant progress in their pursuit of John Stones, according to reports today. Virtually every back page this morning is carrying the same story, that Stone is set to become the most expensive English player ever in the coming days when he completes his move from Everton. The BBC have reported that while no deal is yet …

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Manchester United Could Join Race For £50m England International [Report]

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 06: John Stones of Everton looks on during the Capital One Cup Semi Final First Leg match between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park on January 6, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

José Mourinho’s reservations about the Manchester United defence could lead to a transfer battle with Manchester City, according to the Times. The club have already signed 22-year-old defender Eric Bailly from Villarreal, but Mourinho has already stated that he is unsure whether the £30m acquisition is currently ready for Premier League football. That would leave only Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Marcos …

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Why Stones’ Reported £53m Move Shows Everything Wrong With The Transfer Market

BARNSLEY, ENGLAND - AUGUST 26: John Stones of Everton applauds the fans after the Capital One Cup second round match between Barnsley and Everton at Oakwell Stadium on August 26, 2015 in Barnsley, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

With many news agencies reporting that Manchester City are planning to sign John Stones from Everton for whopping £53 million, fans of the Premier League have been given a clear indication of just how ridiculous money in football – and particularly England – has become. A record £5.1 billion will be paid for Premier League TV rights in the new cycle, meaning clubs will earn …

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Everton To Rival Chelsea For €50m Serie A Defender [Report]

NAPLES, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 17: Kalidou Koulibaly of Napoli in action during the UEFA Europa League match between Napoli and Club Brugge KV on September 17, 2015 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

With Chelsea thought to be close to securing a deal for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, Everton are reportedly prepared to throw a spanner in the works. Having seen off interest from Arsenal, Antonio Conte’s new side must have thought the way was clear to land the 25-year-old, but the Liverpool Echo are tonight reporting that Everton are preparing to make …

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Manchester City May Have To Spend Over £50m To Land Italy Star

BORDEAUX, FRANCE - JULY 02: Leonardo Bonucci of Italy celebrates scoring his team's first goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA EURO 2016 quarter final match between Germany and Italy at Stade Matmut Atlantique on July 2, 2016 in Bordeaux, France. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Manchester City are expected to persevere in their attempt to sign Juventus and Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci. The Serie A champions have already rejected one bid from the 2014 Premier League winners – believed to be worth over £38m – but a second bid is expected to be lodged in the near future. The Telegraph are this evening reporting that, while …

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Manchester City Leading The Race For United and Barcelona Target

Everton's English defender John Stones (L) vies with Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling during the English League Cup semi-final second leg football match between Manchester City and Everton the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on January 27, 2016. Manchester City won the match 3-1. / AFP / Paul Ellis / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

It’s been quite the week for United fans, but now there’s finally some bad news. It seems as though John Stones won’t be following Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan in the door at Old Trafford and instead will be plying his trade in the blue half of Manchester. The Telegraph’s Matt Law reports: “Manchester City are prepared to pay up …

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Koeman The Only Choice To Awaken The Sleeping Giant That Is Everton

Towards the end of a distinguished playing career he was pictured trying the shirt on for size – now, 20 years later, it seems Everton are the perfect fit for Ronald Koeman. Even before his first official press conference as Everton manager, Dutchman Koeman had already spoken in glowing terms about the history and potential of his new club. But …

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Report: England Defender At Centre Of £50m Battle Between Manchester United And City

The Daily Star report that John Stones is part of a fierce bidding war between derby rivals Manchester United and City, fueled by the Mourinho/Guardiola rivalry. According to Jeremy Cross, both managers have renewed their interest in young Everton star John Stones for different reasons. As Chelsea boss this time last year, Jose Mourinho spent months chasing the defender, who was the …

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Have Your Say: Pick Who Makes England’s Starting XI For The Euros

With the England’s opening game just days away, we want to know who you want to see in the starting line-up. Goalkeeper Goalkeeper Joe Hart Fraser Forster Tom Heaton Right-Back Right-Back Nathaniel Clyne Kyle Walker poll generator Left-Back With Ryan Bertrand sidelined, Danny Rose takes this spot by default. Centre-Back Centre-Back John Stones Chris Smalling Gary Cahill Do Quizzes Top …

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The England Eleven That Should Start Against Russia At Euro 2016

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 02: England line up prior to the international friendly match between England and Portugal at Wembley Stadium on June 2, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

England jetted off this morning for the European Championships, with their opening game coming against Russia in Marseille on Saturday. Of the 23 players who will be available, manager Roy Hodgson has decisions to make when it comes to naming his starting eleven, with a number of formations and player combinations to choose from. Hodgson has already stated that captain …

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How Mourinho’s Manchester United Could Line Up Next Season

With José Mourinho now officially in the door at Manchester United,  attention will now inevitably turn to who will be following him to Old Trafford. The links have started already, with Spanish daily Marca producing a list of 16 players that UK sources have claimed are on Mourinho’s radar. Manchester United are undoubtedly going to be different next year – both in …

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