The Rumour Mill
Speculation, conjecture, whisperings, half-truths and outright nonsense. Disclaimer
David Moyes could be looking to tempt both Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines to Manchester United when he takes the reins at Old Trafford this summer, report the Daily Mail.
Another newspaper, another manager topping the list of candidates to succeed David Moyes at Everton. This time it's Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay, according to the Daily Star, bolstered by a subsequent report by talkSPORT.
Everton reserve team coach David Weir and outgoing club captain Phil Neville could follow David Moyes to Manchester United according to the Daily Mail.
With seemingly each major paper finding a different name to tout as the replacement for David Moyes, The Daily Express claims it can 'exclusively' reveal that Everton will make a shock move for Celtic manager Neil Lennon when David Moyes confirms he is quitting the Goodison Park club.
The Mirror is claiming that Everton have already drawn up a short list of potential successors for departing manager David Moyes and Swansea boss Michael Laudrup tops the candidates the club have been carefully considering because Moyes has refused to commit himself to a new long-term contract.
Goal.com claim that Everton have made Roberto Martinez their No 1 target to replace Manchester United-bound David Moyes while the Mail have again put forward Porto boss Vitor Pereira as the more likely candidate.
Rumour Mill Special: David Moyes is the favourite to become the new manager at Manchester United following Sir Alex Ferguson's decision to retire this summer. The Times have gone a step further by reporting that Moyes will be announced as the new United boss tomorrow.
With Queens Park Rangers' relegation back to the Championship confirmed, some of their more saleable assets will be grist for the rumour mill for weeks to come and the Mail are dredging up Everton's prior interest in Junior Hoilett to support the suggestion that the Blues will be in for him again this summer.
Everton are being linked with a move for Pedro Cavanda, Lazio's 22 year-old right back.
Everton are mentioned among a clutch of clubs monitoring the status of Abdisalam Ibrahim, Manchester City's 21 year-old midfield prospect who is currently on loan in the Norwegian league with Stromsgodset.
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