Poor Drenthe, still without a club - Clive Rose
Thursday Everton news and links including some early Fulham previews as well as a youngster on Everton's radar.
Liverpool news: Everton defender Sylvain Distin says Luis Suarez nearly broke his ankle | GiveMeFootball
-- Media probably blowing what Distin said out of proportion, but it was a pretty sinister "tackle".
Phil Jagielka says Everton must rediscover winning habit - Liverpool Daily Post
"Phil Jagielka admits Everton must rediscover the winning habit quickly to prevent their blistering start to the season from petering out."
-- Lots of quotes from Jags in this interview.
Premier League - Fulham v Everton - Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Facts and figures ahead of the Premier League match between Fulham and Everton at Craven Cottage.
Fulham v Everton: Berbatov is an unbelievable player, says Reither | The Sport Review
-- We'll have to keep an eye on Berbatov who is still talented enough to score at any time.
Everton FC run rule over pole prodigy Arkadiusz Milik - Everton FC News - Everton FC - Liverpool Echo
"Everton are monitoring Polish teenage goal-grabber Arkadiusz Milik after the 18-year-old became the youngest leading scorer in Europe."
-- Kind of interesting. Article says he would cost around £1 million. Let's see if we can actually develop someone now. A lot of our young players haven't necessarily been panning out recently.
West Ham United v Everton (U21) | evertonfc.com
-- Kind of late as this happened last Friday but the U21 team lost to West Ham 1-0. This is the recap
Blue Boys: Everton U-18s recover from slow start to grab point against West Ham at Finch Farm - Liverpool Echo
"Kevin Sheedy's Everton U-18s side had to be content with a point from their clash with West Ham at the weekend."
Would you want former Everton winger Royston Drenthe at your club? | HITC Sport
"It would be a gamble on the Dutchman who has caused controversy throughout his career at Real Madrid, Feyenoord, Hercules and Everton. West Ham United, Manchester City and Liverpool all reportedly courted him this summer. A free transfer he is now being pursued by AC Milan and PSV Eindhoven...but is he worth a punt?"
-- Interesting article on Drenthe. He could have potentially been great if not for his clownish behavioor and his ridiculous mistakes on the field.