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Royal Blue Mersey Dec 8, 2018
Cenk Tosun’s Everton career has run its course

Cenk Tosun’s Everton career has run its course

The Turk is so patently ill-suited to manager Marco Silva’s counter-attacking style of play that it’s hard to see where he fits in at Everton anymore The plan was foolproof. At least, so Sam Allardyce thought. Having steered Everton relatively clear of what was a genuine possibility of relegation before Christmas, now was the chance for the Everton manager to dispel the widespread belief that his sides play a dire, unattractive brand of football. As well as Theo Walcott, a £20 million arrival from Arsenal, who would add the sort pace and trickery on the wing Everton had desperately...
Royal Blue Mersey Dec 6, 2018
Silva looks to solve center back ‘problem’

Silva looks to solve center back ‘problem’

Michael Keane was rested Wednesday, what does the future hold? When Everton took the field yesterday, there were plenty of lineup selections to be debated. Cenk Tosun made his way back into the side at striker, and Ademola Lookman was given an opportunity to prove himself from a wide position. Perhaps of the most curiosity to Everton fans, however, was Silva’s choice at center back. Facing a run of three matches in 8 days, Marco Silva decided it was time to rotate his center backs again and paired Kurt Zouma and Yerry Mina together for the first time. This meant that Michael Keane was...
Royal Blue Mersey Dec 6, 2018
Marco Silva plays it coy about Everton’s January striker search

Marco Silva plays it coy about Everton’s January striker search

Will they or won’t they? One of the major developing storylines from the current Everton season is the situation at the top of Marco Silva’s preferred 4-2-3-1 formation. When the year began, Cenk Tosun was the manager’s choice, but the Turkish striker failed to make an impression. Silva was quick to put forward a solution with moving Richarlison from the left to the middle, but that too has waned in its overall effectiveness. So, here we are again for the 100th time since Romelu Lukaku left, asking the same question that a reporter asked Marco Silva this morning in his pre-Watford...
Royal Blue Mersey Dec 5, 2018
Everton 1-1 Newcastle United: Wasteful

Everton 1-1 Newcastle United: Wasteful

Yuck. On a gloomy, rainy night at Goodison Park, Everton’s performance matched the Liverpool weather. Despite easily out-possessing and out-shooting Newcastle United, a 1-1 draw was the best the Blues were able to get out of the game. Richarlison did get a goal on Everton’s tenth corner of the match, but it was nowhere near enough against a stubborn and at times violent Newcastle defense. Ademola Lookman received his first start of the season, and Cenk Tosun was welcomed back into the fold. Problem is, the attackers chosen by Marco Silva looked like they hadn’t played together all...
Royal Blue Mersey Dec 5, 2018
Everton vs Newcastle: Starting Lineups | Three changes for the Blues

Everton vs Newcastle: Starting Lineups | Three changes for the Blues

Night games at Goodison are always special occasions Live Blog Lineups - Three changes for the Blues as Ademola Lookman makes his first start, Yerry Mina partners Kurt Zouma and Cenk Tosun returns. | Your starting XI to face @NUFC this evening…3️⃣ changes.1️⃣ First 18/19 #PL start for @Alookman_. @CenkTosun_ returns. @KurtZouma partners Yerry Mina.COME ON, LADS! #EFCMatchday pic.twitter.com/Z6VoyjnTPw— Everton (@Everton) December 5, 2018 Everton are back at home today and host Newcastle United, looking to put behind them the derby debacle from Sunday. Marco Silva...
Royal Blue Mersey Nov 26, 2018
Everton enter transfer race for next great French midfielder

Everton enter transfer race for next great French midfielder

Manchester City are also tracking the Lyon star. One of the things that we like to focus on here at Royal Blue Mersey is what kind of players Everton should be targeting in the transfer window. In years past, the club have gotten themselves into a bit of trouble with buying older, late peak players like Ashley Williams and Yannick Bolasie. Theo Walcott and Cenk Tosun fall under this category, too, although the jury is still out. The type of players that will take Everton to the promised land, though, are those like Richarlison and Yerry Mina. Young, talented, and headed for stardom - but...
Royal Blue Mersey Nov 22, 2018
Everton forward dismisses transfer rumours

Everton forward dismisses transfer rumours

Cenk Tosun has been heavily linked with a return to Besiktas It’s easy to see why the Turkish media has been running rampant with rumours of Cenk Tosun returning to Besiktas in January. The striker is a fan favourite not only at the Black Eagles but pretty much all over the country. Tosun has also struggled both internationally and at Everton this season, scoring only twice despite pretty much doing everything Marco Silva has asked of him, except find the net regularly. Additionally, he’s now lost his starting spot in the team with Silva opting to use Richarlison upfront instead where...
Royal Blue Mersey Nov 19, 2018
Transfer offer made for Everton striker

Transfer offer made for Everton striker

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire.. right? Granted this is still the notoriously inconsistent Turkish media making these claims, but when so many different outlets are picking up on this story, are we to believe that there is something afoot? Yet another newspaper (Takvim, this time) is claiming that Besiktas are going to make a move to get back Cenk Tosun in January. This is a pretty easy transfer rumour to make since the striker seems to have fallen out of favour with Everton manager Marco Silva, while the Turkish side are struggling, currently sitting at a lowly 8th place in the...

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