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Royal Blue Mersey Jun 23, 2016

Baines keeping up his fitness, eager to train with Koeman

Everton leftback Leighton Baines can’t wait to get started. After a 2015-16 season marred by injury which possibly resulted in the player losing his spot on the England squad for the Euro 2016 tournament, Baines wants to make sure he gets the upcoming season off to a good start. The 31-year-old has already resumed his fitness training at Finch Farm since the beginning of last week, and had an opportunity to meet new manager Ronald Koeman last Friday during the Dutchman’s first official press conference. In an interview with evertontv, here is what the defender had to say - “I had...
Liverpool Echo Jun 22, 2016
Everton defender Leighton Baines steps up fitness regime ahead of pre-season training

Everton defender Leighton Baines steps up fitness regime ahead of pre-season training

Blues full-back determined to hit the ground running under new boss Koeman
Royal Blue Mersey Jun 18, 2016

Baines says all the Everton players wanted Koeman

Player speaks about the new manager’s appointment Once the appointment of Ronald Koeman as manager of Everton was confirmed, veteran defender Leighton Baines spoke to the press about his feelings about the new gaffer. In an interview with evertontv, Baines said - “It’s what we’ve all been waiting for and anticipating. It’s been really well received and it’s the appointment everyone was hoping for. “It’s an interesting summer for this football club and the appointment of a new manager means everyone can start to look forward to what’s to come. “His [Koeman’s]...
Liverpool Daily Post Jun 15, 2016
Why Everton defender Leighton Baines is thrilled with Ronald Koeman's appointment

Why Everton defender Leighton Baines is thrilled with Ronald Koeman's appointment

Everton full-back anticipates interesting summer for club under Koeman
Royal Blue Mersey Jun 2, 2016

Everton 2015-16 Season in Review: Leighton Baines

Some flashes of his old self and some flashes of getting old added up to a mostly indifferent season for the left back There was a time not so long ago when Everton's left back was their primary creative force. Indeed in 2012-13 and 2014-15 Leighton Baines led the team in key passes per 90, and was not far off in 2013-14. For better or for worse that changed this season. Baines was in and out of the lineup--first due to injury and then due to indifferent form--and ended up playing about 43% of league minutes (he'd averaged almost double that the previous two seasons). When on the field his...

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