Everton fans will be pleased to get the internationals out of the way and return to club football where their momentum has been good all season.
A few draws at the start have been eclipsed by some great results as Roberto Martinez moulds his squad in his image.
He will probably look to strengthen again in the winter window in an attempt to keep pushing for a European place right up to the end of the season.
One player who has been linked for a while is Lazio midfielder Eddy Onazi. The player welcomed interest from The Premier League when he said:
“I would jump at the chance to play in the Premier League, who would not?
The 20 year old Nigerian is apparently boiling the potatoes of clubs all over Europe but The Guardian reckons that Evertons’ chances of getting him are receding:
Everton are having less success with their efforts to secure the scrawl of Lazio midfielder Eddy Onazi. Fiorentina, Wolfsburg and Hertha Berlin are all hoping to turn the head of the Nigeria international, who now seems unlikely to end up at Goodison Park.
In other news ex-Everton ledge Tim Cahill is keen to return to The Premier League for a short spell dunning the American MLS close-season. Cahill is quoted by Sky Sports as saying:
“In the last loan period, three or four clubs came in and one was really close to signing me,”
“It was from the Premier League and it went all the way up to the wire. It was to stay fit.
“I’m definitely going to get a lot of shouts again now and there will always be people knocking at the door.
What price a short-term return to Everton for the 33 year old? Everton fans, would you welcome back the goal-scoring midfielder for another stint?
Let’s see the boy in action during his shadow-boxing heyday at Everton.
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