Ronald Koeman

Everton

Koeman sends message to the fans on social media after defeat, Everton fans want him gone

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Everton crashed to yet another humiliating defeat in the Premier League yesterday. The Toffees were thrashed 4-0 at Old Trafford by Manchester United.

Manager Ronald Koeman is already under immense pressure and the defeat at Old Trafford will only make the situation worse for him. Everton have lost all of their last four matches against Spurs, Atalanta, Chelsea and Manchester United.

Everton humbled in Europa League, AC Milan win big

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Paris (AFP) – Everton’s Europa League group-stage campaign got off to a disastrous start on Thursday as Ronald Koeman’s side were taken apart in Italy, losing 3-0 to Atalanta.

The Serie A club - back in Europe after a 26-year absence - were forced to entertain their English visitors in Reggio Emilia, a two-hour drive south of their base in Bergamo, because their own stadium does not have a licence for European games.

Everton humbled in Europa League, AC Milan win big

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Paris (AFP) – Everton’s Europa League group-stage campaign got off to a disastrous start on Thursday as Ronald Koeman’s side were taken apart in Italy, losing 3-0 to Atalanta.

The Serie A club - back in Europe after a 26-year absence - were forced to entertain their English visitors in Reggio Emilia, a two-hour drive south of their base in Bergamo, because their own stadium does not have a licence for European games.

Koeman plays down expectations, but Everton fans deserve better after Tottenham rout

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Ronald Koeman’s claim that it is unrealistic to expect Everton to rival Tottenham Hotspur is a worrying sign for the club’s fans.

Spurs romped to a 3-0 victory at Goodison Park on Saturday thanks to an inspired performance from striker Harry Kane.

“If you look to the second half we are really far away, but if you look to the first 30 minutes it’s different,” Koeman told the BBC after the game.

Tottenham nails Everton with double from Kane

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Liverpool (AFP) – Harry Kane placed his by-now customary August problems firmly behind him, scoring twice as Tottenham’s emphatic 3-0 victory against Everton at Goodison Park announced a return to form for Mauricio Pochettino’s side.

Christian Eriksen scored in between Kane’s two goals as Spurs maintained a run, dating back to last season, which has seen them win four consecutive away league games while scoring 18 goals.

Tottenham nails Everton with double from Kane

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Liverpool (AFP) – Harry Kane placed his by-now customary August problems firmly behind him, scoring twice as Tottenham’s emphatic 3-0 victory against Everton at Goodison Park announced a return to form for Mauricio Pochettino’s side.

Christian Eriksen scored in between Kane’s two goals as Spurs maintained a run, dating back to last season, which has seen them win four consecutive away league games while scoring 18 goals.

Vlasic welcomes ‘opportunity of a lifetime’ with Everton

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London (AFP) – Croatian teenager Nikola Vlasic said his move to English Premier league side Everton on Thursday from Hajduk Split for a reported £10 million (11mn euros, $13mn) is the “opportunity of a lifetime”.

The highly-rated 19-year-old - who made his senior international debut earlier this year - signed a five year contract and is manager Ronald Koeman’s ninth signing in the close season.

Koeman set to sign technically gifted player, Everton have agreed a fee for attacker

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Everton manager Ronald Koeman wants to add to his side before the transfer window closes and it seems that the Toffees will sign the Croatian forward Nikola Vlasic.

According to BBC, Everton are expected to pay around £10m for the highly talented Hajduk Split forward. Meanwhile, Journalist Alfredo Pedulla believes that the two clubs have already reached an agreement.

Everton boss delighted as Sigurdsson and Pickford make their mark

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Ronald Koeman praised the impact of new signings Gylfi Sigurdsson and Jordan Pickford as Everton progressed to the group stages of the Europa League on Thursday.

Sigurdsson bagged a stunning long range goal, while Pickford saved a penalty as the Toffees drew 1-1 with Hajduk Split to complete a 3-1 aggregate victory.

Rooney returns in underwhelming Everton win

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Liverpool (AFP) – Wayne Rooney made his second competitive ‘debut’ for his boyhood club Everton on Thursday, as Leighton Baines grabbed a 1-0 Europa League third-round qualifying victory over Slovakian side MFK Ruzomberok.

The former Manchester United and England captain had revealed in the build-up to the match at Goodison Park that it had been a lifelong ambition to play for Everton in Europe.

Rooney returns in underwhelming Everton win

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Liverpool (AFP) – Wayne Rooney made his second competitive ‘debut’ for his boyhood club Everton on Thursday, as Leighton Baines grabbed a 1-0 Europa League third-round qualifying victory over Slovakian side MFK Ruzomberok.

The former Manchester United and England captain had revealed in the build-up to the match at Goodison Park that it had been a lifelong ambition to play for Everton in Europe.

Ross Barkley to quit Everton, says Ronald Koeman

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London (AFP) – Everton manager Ronald Koeman sparked a transfer chase for Ross Barkley on Wednesday by revealing he is “100 percent” certain the England midfielder will leave Goodison Park.

Barkley is in the final year of his Everton contract and last season he was told by Koeman he would be sold if he didn’t sign the Premier League club’s offer of a lucrative new deal.

Ross Barkley to quit Everton, says Ronald Koeman

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London (AFP) – Everton manager Ronald Koeman sparked a transfer chase for Ross Barkley on Wednesday by revealing he is “100 percent” certain the England midfielder will leave Goodison Park.

Barkley is in the final year of his Everton contract and last season he was told by Koeman he would be sold if he didn’t sign the Premier League club’s offer of a lucrative new deal.

Everton swoop for Southampton’s Martina

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London (AFP) – Everton’s busy transfer window shows no signs of letting up after they announced the signing of defender Cuco Martina from Southampton on a free transfer on Monday.

The 27-year-old has signed a three-year-deal at Goodison Park and again links up with manager Ronald Koeman, who coached him at the south-coast club.

Everton swoop for Southampton’s Martina

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London (AFP) – Everton’s busy transfer window shows no signs of letting up after they announced the signing of defender Cuco Martina from Southampton on a free transfer on Monday.

The 27-year-old has signed a three-year-deal at Goodison Park and again links up with manager Ronald Koeman, who coached him at the south-coast club.

Arsenal to accept £30m Everton bid for Walcott?

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Ronald Koeman is clearly a fan of the Arsenal strikers, or two of them at least, because after the Arsenal transfer rumours linking the Everton boss with a move for Olivier Giroud as a replacement for Romelu Lukaku who has signed for Manchester United, the Dutchman is now looking at our England international star Theo [.

Swansea slap £50million price tag on Sigurdsson

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London (AFP) – Premier League club Swansea will not let Icelandic international Gylfi Sigurdsson leave for less than £50million ($64m, 56.4m euros) the BBC reported on Monday.

The 27-year-old playmaker - who was pivotal to the ‘Swans’ staying up last season scoring nine goals and creating 13 others - was subject of a £40m bid from 2016 champions Leicester which was turned down.

Swansea slap £50million price tag on Sigurdsson

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London (AFP) – Premier League club Swansea will not let Icelandic international Gylfi Sigurdsson leave for less than £50million ($64m, 56.4m euros) the BBC reported on Monday.

The 27-year-old playmaker - who was pivotal to the ‘Swans’ staying up last season scoring nine goals and creating 13 others - was subject of a £40m bid from 2016 champions Leicester which was turned down.

England defender Keane joins Everton

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London (AFP) – Everton have signed promising Burnley defender Michael Keane on a five-year deal which could reach a club record £30 million (35 million euros, $34 million), the Premier League club announced on Monday.

The 24-year-old, who came through Manchester United’s youth system, has played twice for England and becomes the club’s fifth summer signing after Jordan Pickford, Davy Klaassen, Henry Onyekuru and Sandro Ramirez.

England defender Keane joins Everton

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London (AFP) – Everton have signed promising Burnley defender Michael Keane on a five-year deal which could reach a club record £30 million (35 million euros, $34 million), the Premier League club announced on Monday.

The 24-year-old, who came through Manchester United’s youth system, has played twice for England and becomes the club’s fifth summer signing after Jordan Pickford, Davy Klaassen, Henry Onyekuru and Sandro Ramirez.

Everton’s Gerard Deulofeu discusses potential return to Barcelona

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Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu has refused to get distracted from his international duty amid reports linking him with a potential return back to Barcelona.

The 23-year-old fell out of favor under Ronald Koeman last season and was soon offloaded to AC Milan in January until the end of the campaign.

‘It’s More Of An Insult’ – Everton Have £8m Opening Bid For Jordan Pickford Rejected By Sunderland

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Everton have flinched first in the race to procure Jordan Pickford's services from relegated Sunderland.

The 23-year-old goalkeeper was one of the few Black Cats players to emerge from their largely dismal 2016/17 season in credit, with a succession of Premier League suitors now keen to take him on.

Barkley winner shows what Everton could be missing

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Liverpool (AFP) – Ross Barkley reminded Everton what they’ll be missing if he is allowed to leave as the England midfielder’s cool finish clinched a 1-0 win over Watford on Friday.

Barkley’s future with Everton is in doubt following his refusal to commit to the club by signing a new long-term contract.

Barkley winner shows what Everton could be missing

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Liverpool (AFP) – Ross Barkley reminded Everton what they’ll be missing if he is allowed to leave as the England midfielder’s cool finish clinched a 1-0 win over Watford on Friday.

Barkley’s future with Everton is in doubt following his refusal to commit to the club by signing a new long-term contract.

Ultimatum: Everton Boss Ronald Koeman Gives Ross Barkley One Week To Sign New Contract

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Everton boss Ronald Koeman has issued a one-week ultimatum to Ross Barkley as the midfielder continues to deliberate over signing a new contract with the club.

Barkley has had a lot to endure from a personal standpoint in recentweeks, and has also found himself chopped and changed in and out of the first-team.

Aaron Lennon’s health top priority, says Everton boss Koeman

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London (AFP) – Everton will give winger Aaron Lennon all the time he needs to recover from his mental health problems, manager Ronald Koeman said on Thursday.

England international Lennon, 30, was detained by police on Sunday over fears for his welfare and Everton said he was being treated for a “stress-related illness”.

Aaron Lennon’s health top priority, says Everton boss Koeman

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London (AFP) – Everton will give winger Aaron Lennon all the time he needs to recover from his mental health problems, manager Ronald Koeman said on Thursday.

England international Lennon, 30, was detained by police on Sunday over fears for his welfare and Everton said he was being treated for a “stress-related illness”.

Everton: Ronald Koeman Tells Catalan Newspaper He Harbours Dreams Of Coaching Barcelona One Day

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Everton bossRonald Koeman has told a Catalan newspaper that he still harbours dreams of returning to Barcelona as manager some day.

With Luis Enrique stepping down at the end of the season, speculation is rife as to who will inherit his Barca team with Koeman's name regularly cropping up in discussion.

I would have made 10 subs, rages Everton boss

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London (AFP) – Ronald Koeman admitted he would have made ten substitutions at half-time after his Everton side failed to secure the win at West Ham United that would have moved them up to fifth in the Premier League table.

With sixth-placed Arsenal on FA Cup duty and Manchester United, who lie fifth, not due to face Burnley until 24 hours after Everton’s visit to the London Stadium, Koeman’s side had the opportunity to maintain the progress they have shown this season.

I would have made 10 subs, rages Everton boss

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London (AFP) – Ronald Koeman admitted he would have made ten substitutions at half-time after his Everton side failed to secure the win at West Ham United that would have moved them up to fifth in the Premier League table.

With sixth-placed Arsenal on FA Cup duty and Manchester United, who lie fifth, not due to face Burnley until 24 hours after Everton’s visit to the London Stadium, Koeman’s side had the opportunity to maintain the progress they have shown this season.

Police probe Barkley ‘assault’ video

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London (AFP) – British police said Monday they were looking into CCTV footage appearing to show Everton midfielder Ross Barkley being punched in the face in a Liverpool bar.

It comes after Everton manager Ronald Koeman warned the England star on Sunday that he will be sold if he refuses to sign a new contract at the club.

Police probe Barkley ‘assault’ video

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London (AFP) – British police said Monday they were looking into CCTV footage appearing to show Everton midfielder Ross Barkley being punched in the face in a Liverpool bar.

It comes after Everton manager Ronald Koeman warned the England star on Sunday that he will be sold if he refuses to sign a new contract at the club.

Koeman fumes over O’Neill’s failure to protect McCarthy

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London (AFP) – Everton manager Ronald Koeman has blasted Republic of Ireland coach Martin O’Neill for failing to protect James McCarthy from injury.

McCarthy has been ruled out of Saturday’s vital Merseyside derby against Liverpool after suffering a hamstring problem while on international duty with Ireland.

Koeman fumes over O’Neill’s failure to protect McCarthy

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London (AFP) – Everton manager Ronald Koeman has blasted Republic of Ireland coach Martin O’Neill for failing to protect James McCarthy from injury.

McCarthy has been ruled out of Saturday’s vital Merseyside derby against Liverpool after suffering a hamstring problem while on international duty with Ireland.

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Koeman confident Sigurdsson deal will go through

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London (AFP) – Everton manager Ronald Koeman believes it won’t be long before Swansea playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson is on his way to Goodison Park.

The Toffees have had two offers for Sigurdsson rejected, with Welsh club Swansea believed to be holding out for a fee of some £50 million (55 million euro, $65 million) from their Premier League rivals.

Koeman hits out at ‘crazy’ Liverpool bench

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Liverpool (AFP) – Everton manager Ronald Koeman branded Liverpool’s back-room staff “crazy” following his side’s 3-1 defeat at Anfield in Saturday’s Merseyside derby.

“It’s all about football, but we don’t make a show from the bench like Liverpool. It’s football - a hard and fair game,” Koeman told Sky Sports.

FC Barcelona

Monday Kickoff: AC Milan interested in Zlatan Ibrahmovic, Barca pursues Ousmane Dembele and more

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While one veteran striker has been linked with an old club, a young winger remains a Barcelona target following the Neymar sale.

AC Milansporting director Massimo Mirabelli said Zlatan Ibrahimovic "could come back" to the club when fully healthy. (REPORT)

Borussia Dortmundsporting director Michael Zorc says he is "not aware" of the reported agreement between Ousmane Dembele and Barcelona.

Friday Kickoff: Ibrahimovic, Hazard, Barcelona and more

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News continues to emerge about the potential playing future of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's doctor says the forward can play on for "many years" despite his recent surgery. (REPORT)

Eden Hazard says it is his goal to win the Ballon D'Or while at Chelsea. (REPORT)

Barcelona announced a collaboration with Georgetown University as they look to find new ways to grow their brand in the U.

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Oranje squash

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LAST SEASON'S EUROPA LEAGUE FINALISTS ARE OUT OF EUROPE ALREADY
Spare a thought for Ajax, who thrilled at times on their way to last season's Europa League final before a Mourinho masterclass floored them.
Unsurprisingly, the stellar eleven which dazzled as recently as May has now been whittled away.

Commitment: Besotted Georgian Fan Gets Gigantic ‘All-Time Holland XI’ Tattooed On His Back (Photo)

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Step this way and behold perhaps the most audacious example of tactical football body art we've ever witnessed.

According to Four Four Two, the bloke in the photo below is actually Georgian but is so enamoured with all things Oranje that he felt inspired to have his all-time NetherlandsXI tattooed on his back, and at an immense scale.