The Rumour Mill
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The Evening Standard is revamping a story from early in May to maintain the Stones-to-Chelsea rumour, saying Everton value the young England star at £20m.
Uncorroborated speculation suggests that Roberto Martinez is weighing up a move for Swiss international Xherdan Shaqiri.
Everton are being linked with Brentford's Moses Odubajo who was a prominent member of the Bees' side that made it to the Championship playoffs before losing to Middlesbrough last season.
Everton are being linked with a swoop for Leeds United right back Sam Byram.
Everton are hoping to secure a loan deal for Manchester United's young forward James Wilson according to the usual Sunday paper speculation.
Manchester United are once again being reported to be lining up a bid for Seamus Coleman as Louis van Gaal seeks a strengthen his squad in the right-back position.
Roberto Martinez is continuing to monitor the young Belgian's situation at Manchester United according to local media.
Talk in Italy of Romelu Lukaku joining AS Roma has been growing this week but Everton's likely valuation of the Belgian would make any such move a non-starter.
Everton have had an approach for former Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic rejected by the Serbian defender according to a report from Italy.
Kevin Mirallas is once again being linked with a move to Tottenham, this time in a cut-price £7m deal.
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