The Rumour Mill
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Marco Silva remains the favourite for the Everton job but the club's new director of football is also involved in the decision and is reported to be running the rule over other candidates.
The Blues are being linked with another central midfielder, with Yves Bissouma a reported target based on claims by Sky Sports.
In a sudden change to the prevailing wisdom that Mikel Arteta was to get the job, former Sevilla and PSG boss Unai Emery looks set to be named Arsene Wenger's successor at the Emirates.
Everton have identified Real Betis goalkeeper Antonio Adan as the man they want to warm the bench, according to a report in Spain.
Updated The Blues have been linked with PSV Eindhoven winger Hirving Lozano ever since it became clear that Marcel Brands was set on joining the club but Valencia have emerged as serious suitors.
Updated Marco Silva will travel to Merseyside to hold further discussions with Everton this coming week as he moves closer to being confirmed as the Blues' new manager.
A report in the Netherlands has lent weight to the periodic speculation that Alisher Usmanov is ready to throw in his lot at Arsenal and sell his shares in the London club to link up with his friend and business partner, Farhad Moshiri.
Henry Onyekuru is set to hold talks with Borussia Moenchengladbach over a potential season-long loan as he cools on the idea of staying at Anderlecht.
Paulo Fonseca has chosen to stay with Shakhtar Donetsk following reports that he has turned down a move to West Ham.
There may be imminent change in the managerial hot seat at Everton but the club continue to be linked with players ahead of the opening of the transfer window on Thursday.
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