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Police Contact Mayor Of Liverpool To Assure Him ‘No Criminal Offence Took Place’ During Ross Barkley’s Chelsea Transfer

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Merseyside Police have actually taken time out of their busy schedule to contact the Mayor of Liverpool and assure him that there was nothing remotely criminal about Ross Barkley's recent transfer between Everton and Chelsea.

After seeing Barkley depart for Stamford Bridge for £15million, Mayor Joe Anderson (and Evertonian) was so perturbed by the low transfer fee that he started pointing fingers, even going as far as writing to the FA, the Premier League and the Police, requesting they look into possible fraudulent activity.

Chelsea paid agent fees of £7m for Ross Barkley

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Chelsea paid agent fees of around £7m in addition to a £15m transfer fee for Ross Barkley, according to The Times. The commission is due to be paid...

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‘Please Consider If Any Fraud Has Taken Place’ – Mayor Of Liverpool Asks Police To Investigate Ross Barkley’s £15m Move To Chelsea

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The Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, has asked the police to investigate Ross Barkley's recent £15million move from Everton to Chelsea as he believes the machinations of the delayed transfer may well be fraudulent.

Anderson (an Everton supporter, it should be noted) has also written to the FA and the Premier League to express his concerns after seeing Barkley's market value fall from £35million in the space of four months.

Everton Co-Owner Farhad Moshiri Blames ‘Voodoo Phone Call’ For Failing To Keep Romelu Lukaku On Board

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Everton's co-owner Farhad Moshiri has revealed the precise reason (at least in his estimation) that Romelu Lukaku refused to sign a new contract with the club last season.

It was widely reported, not least by Lukaku's agent Mino Raiola, that the terms of the improved five-year deal were "99.

Video: Ross Barkley’s first Chelsea training session

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Chelsea's new signing Ross Barkley has taken part in his first training session at his new club. The £15m arrival from Everton reported for...

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Video: Ross Barkley wears Chelsea shirt for first interview

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Chelsea's new £15m signing Ross Barkley has donned the club's shirt for the first time. The England international, aged 24, has worn...

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Photo: Ross Barkley signs Chelsea contract

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England midfielder Ross Barkley has put pen to paper on his contract with Chelsea. The 24-year-old joined the Blues today in a cut-price £15m move...

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English Premier League

Reputed journalist confirms Everton are close to signing this versatile star

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Everton are hoping to sign Arsenal winger Theo Walcott this week.

According to reports, the England international might have played his last game for the Gunners and he is set to join the Toffees now.

Everton will pay around £20million for the 28-year-old attacker.

Walcott can play anywhere across the front three and he could prove to be a valuable option for Sam Allardyce.

Record-breaker Kane at the double as Spurs down Everton

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London (AFP) – Harry Kane became Tottenham Hotspur’s record goalscorer in the Premier League with a double strike as they beat Everton 4-0 at Wembley on Saturday to maintain their mastery over the Merseysiders.

The irrepressible Son Heung-Min and Christian Eriksen were Spurs’ other scorers in a win which extended Tottenham’s unbeaten run against Everton to a remarkable 11 matches.

Record-breaker Kane at the double as Spurs down Everton

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London (AFP) – Harry Kane became Tottenham Hotspur’s record goalscorer in the Premier League with a double strike as they beat Everton 4-0 at Wembley on Saturday to maintain their mastery over the Merseysiders.

The irrepressible Son Heung-Min and Christian Eriksen were Spurs’ other scorers in a win which extended Tottenham’s unbeaten run against Everton to a remarkable 11 matches.

Chelsea stumble as Pardew gets first Baggies win

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London (AFP) – Chelsea did little to take the spotlight away from manager Antonio Conte, linked with a post-season move to French giants Paris Saint-Germain this week, in a goalless draw with Leicester City on Saturday.

Alan Pardew oversaw his first Premier League victory as West Brom manager thanks to a 2-0 win over Brighton, while Rafael Benitez’s Newcastle came from behind to draw 1-1 with bottom-of-the-table Swansea City as the battle to avoid relegation intensified.

4-2-3-1 v Everton: Pochettino without these 2 top class Spurs stars for today's match; Team News & Prediction

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Spurs host Everton in the Premier League this weekend and the Londoners will be looking to extend their solid home record against Everton.

Everton in talks to sign Arsenal’s Walcott

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London (AFP) – Everton are in talks with Arsenal to sign out-of-favour England forward Theo Walcott as Sam Allardyce seeks to bolster his side’s goal threat.

Talks have opened with the Gunners over a potential £20 million ($27 million, 22 million euros) deal for the 28-year-old, who has just 18 months remaining on his contract.

Everton eyeing January move for Premier League forward, club will sell for £30m

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Everton are interested in signing Theo Walcott from Arsenal in January.

The England international has dropped down the pecking order at Emirates and he will have to leave the Gunners in order to play regular first-team football.

According to Liverpool Echo, the versatile forward is a target for Southampton as well.

West Ham, Everton and Newcastle target rules out move abroad

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Olivier Giroud’s agent Michael Manuello says the Arsenal striker won’t move to Turkey or China.

The Frenchman has been linked with numerous clubs after struggling to hold down a starting spot this season.

Giroud has started just once in the Premier League this term, making a further 14 substitute appearances and scoring four times.

Everton and West Ham amongst quartet chasing talented midfielder

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Everton and West Ham United are amongst a quartet of clubs chasing the signing of Nico Gaitan from Atletico Madrid.

Southampton and Watford are also in the running, with Marca saying the midfielder is available for around £18 million.

The 29-year-old made his professional debut for Boca Juniors back in 2008 and went on to join Benfica as a replacement for Angel Di Maria two years later.

Everton interesting in signing £35 million AC Milan forward

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Everton are reportedly showing an interest in AC Milan striker Andre Silva.

According to Quotidiano Sportivo, Milan could be prepared to sell Silva for a fee in the region of £35 million.

Silva has disappointed in Serie A and is yet to score a single league goal since his £33 million move from Porto, although he has netted eight goals in ten Europa League fixtures.

Barkley deal upsets Mayor of Liverpool, calls for FA investigation

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The mayor of Liverpool has taken to Twitter to condemn Ross Barkley’s £15m move to Stamford Bridge. In a series of rants, the Everton fan showed disgust at the fee and has called for an FA investigation.

The politician began his outburst by questioning Barkley’s role in the move after the midfielder came close to joining Chelsea last summer.

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Arsenal Update Megamix: Walcott Exit Almost Confirmed, Mkhitaryan Indecision Stalling Sanchez Deal, New Contract Offered To Wilshere

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While nothing much has actually transpired as yet, it looks like January is about to get interesting at Arsenal. In fact, there's so much gubbins in today's papers that we've taken the liberty of compiling it all in this 'ere Update Megamix™.

First up, it looks like Theo Walcott has played his final game for the Gunners, with a £20million (rising to £25million) switch to Everton very nearly signed, sealed and delivered.

Official: Everton Wrap Up £27m Deal To Sign Cenk Tosun From Besiktas (Photo)

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The deed is done. Everton have signed Cenk Tosun from Besiktas for the low, low price of just £27million.

The Toffees actually formally announced Tosun's arrival at half-time of last night's FA Cup third-round defeat against Liverpool, which is a little odd but hey ho.

Sam Allardyce

Everton still trying hard to sign Walcott – but not very confident it seems

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The Everton boss Sam Allardyce told us all last week that he was very keen to sign the Arsenal winger Theo Walcott, but Arsene Wenger said it was far from being a done deal, and we know how Le Prof hates giving anything away on his transfer dealings. Now Big Sam has reiterated that he [...]

‘It’d Be Nice To Get It Over The Line’ – Sam Allardyce Confirms Everton Are Chasing Permanent Deal For Theo Walcott

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Rather than let speculation continue to percolate, Sam Allardyce has simply gone and outright confirmed that Everton are hoping to sign Theo Walcott from Arsenal this month.

The Toffees are reportedly in talks over a £20million permanent switch for Walcott, who has yet to start a Premier League game so far this season.

Everton sign Turkey striker Cenk Tosun

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London (AFP) – Everton announced the signing of Turkey striker Cenk Tosun on a four-and-a-half-year deal worth a reported £27 million ($37 million, 30 million euros) on Friday.

The forward, who has scored 41 goals in 96 Turkish Super Lig games since the start of the 2014-15 season, said boss Sam Allardyce was a key factor in his decision to move to the Premier League.

Everton sign Turkey striker Cenk Tosun

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London (AFP) – Everton announced the signing of Turkey striker Cenk Tosun on a four-and-a-half-year deal worth a reported £27 million ($37 million, 30 million euros) on Friday.

The forward, who has scored 41 goals in 96 Turkish Super Lig games since the start of the 2014-15 season, said boss Sam Allardyce was a key factor in his decision to move to the Premier League.

Liverpool

News Roundup: Union pre-season dates, Perry Kitchen back in MLS, Pulisic’s sob story

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Also: Medunjanin call-up, NJ Copa player press, Asbury Park crypto currency, UPSL adding team, LA Galaxy signings, Giles Barnes off to Mexico, Dwyer pulls hammy, JP Dellacamera is a master moderator, Liverpool controversy.

Five Things: Defence of Liverpool forward laughable, Arsenal arrogance punished, Stoke's patience admirable

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The third round of the FA Cup may not have the same sense of romance as in years gone by, but this weekend’s games certainly produced plenty of areas for discussion.

The Merseyside derby, Arsenal’s embarrassment against Nottingham Forest and Newport County’s shock victory over Leeds United were amongst the highlights from this year’s ties.

Visualized: Liverpool 2-1 Everton

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Previous Match Infographics: Burnley (a), Leicester (a), Swansea (h), Arsenal (a), Bournemouth (a), West Brom (h), Everton (h), Spartak Moscow (h), Brighton (a), Stoke (a), Chelsea (h), Sevilla (a), Southampton (h), West Ham (a), Maribor (h), Huddersfield (h), Tottenham (a), Maribor (a), United (h), Newcastle (a), Spartak Moscow (a), Leicester (a), Burnley (h), Sevilla (h), Manchester City (a), Arsenal (h), Hoffenheim (h), Crystal Palace (h), Hoffenheim (a), Watford (a)

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Van Dijk Knocks Everton Out The Cup

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In a Merseyside derby filled with questionable refereeing decisions, controversial incidents and eventually goals, it was Liverpool who ended the game victorious and Klopp's side progress safely to the next stage of the FA Cup.

FA to probe ‘allegation’ after Merseyside derby confrontation

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London (AFP) – The Football Association is to investigate an ugly spat between Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino and Everton’s Mason Holgate during Friday’s feisty FA Cup third-round tie at Anfield.

Referee Bobby Madley made reference to an allegation that had been reported to him, understood to be by the Everton defender on the pitch and Everton officials after the match, and the governing body will now take a look at the flashpoint.

Tweets and Photos: Liverpool players react to FA Cup win over Everton

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Video: Virgil van Dijk scores debut winner in Merseyside derby

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Liverpool's £75m new signing Virgil van Dijk made the perfect start to his Anfield career. The Dutch defender scored the winning goal in front...

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FA Cup: Ugly Scuffle Turns Uglier As Everton’s Mason Holgate Accuses Liverpool Forward Roberto Firmino Of Racist Abuse During Merseyside Derby

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It would appear that the ugly spat between Mason Holgate and Roberto Firmino during last night's FA Cup third-round meeting between Everton and Liverpool may be about to get much uglier.

The petulant squabble kicked off when Holgate shoved Firmino over the advertising boards at Anfield, only for the Liverpool forward to respond with an angry barrage of abuse.

Liverpool dive into the fourth round - it's time to stamp out the cheats

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Liverpool are through to the fourth round of the FA Cup and Virgil van Dijk is the best defender in the universe.

No doubt Martin Keown will agree with everything in that sentence judging by his over enthusiastic praise of van Dijk on the BBC last night, although the reality is only the first bit of it is true.

Van Dijk can get even better after dream start – Klopp

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Liverpool (AFP) – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes Virgil van Dijk will get even better after he scored the winning goal against Everton in a “fairytale” Merseyside derby debut.

Van Dijk headed home six minutes from full-time to give Liverpool a 2-1 victory in their FA Cup third-round tie with the Toffees after Gylfi Sigurdsson had cancelled out James Milner’s opener from the penalty spot.

FA Cup: Virgin Van Dijk Marks Debut With Winner As Liverpool Beat Everton At Anfield (Video)

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£75million man Virgil van Dijk marked his Liverpool debut by scoring the winner in Friday night's FA Cup third round Merseyside derby at Anfield.

The hosts took the lead on 35 minutes, with James Milner firing home from the penalty spot after Mason Holgate was adjudged to have fouled Adam Lallana in the box, although the Liverpool man certainly made the most of the minimal contact.

Liverpool 2-1 Everton

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Goals:
Milner 35' [pen]
Sigurðsson 67'
van Dijk 84'

Imagine scoring the winner on your debut. You're the new club-record signing, the largest transfer fee for a defender in history. It's a debut none of us thought you'd make, having joined the club four days ago and having not played since early December.

Confirmed Team News: Liverpool vs Everton lineups – Van Dijk debut

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Here is the confirmed team news for tonight's Liverpool vs Everton Merseyside derby in the FA Cup third round. Liverpool team to play Everton...

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The Rest

Theo Walcott at Everton’s training ground to finalise transfer

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Arsenal forward Theo Walcott has arrived at Everton's training ground to complete his transfer to the club, according to Sky Sports. The...

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False Alarm: Incoming Missile Alert Accidentally Sounded During US Coverage Of Tottenham’s Win Over Everton (Video)

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Fans watching MSNBC's live coverage of Tottenham's thronking of Everton momentarily had their hearts in their mouths whenan 'incoming missile' alert was sounded.

As the players milled about on the Wembley pitch, an ominous scrolling banner appeared and issued a civil danger warning to alert viewers that a ballistic missile had triggered the Hawaii Emergency Alert System.

Everton’s Mirallas heads for Olympiakos

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Piraeus (Greece) (AFP) – Greek champions Olympiakos announced Saturday that they have come to an agreement with English side Everton for the return of Belgium international winger Kevin Mirallas.

No details of the deal were announced by the club but Greek media reported that Everton will loan the 30-year-old player for six months at a cost of 3 million euros.