Everton transfer news, rumours, gossip and speculation including the latest on Hugo Ekitike, Jarrad Branthwaite, Sean Dyche and reaction to Saturday’s defeat to Luton Town
Good morning Blues and welcome to our LIVE Everton blog for October 2.
Stick with us throughout the day as we bring you all the latest on PSG forward Hugo Ekitike, who is being linked with a move to Goodison Park by the French media.
We’ll also have all the latest on the potential takeover of 777 Partners, as well as Saturday’s defeat to Luton Town.
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Frank Lampard appearing on Sky Sports
Former Everton manager Frank Lampard will be appearing on Sky Sports’ Monday Night Football and will be discussing his time in the Goodison Park hot seat.
Bramley Moore Dock update
Everton have published details of the next steps in the development of their new stadium. Work is now underway to install the outer roof sections of the north stand, the first course of action being steel seam sheets rolled out across the 170m-long roof.
Work has also started on what will be the fan plaza on the north east corner of the ground and the steps up to the western terrace.
Frank Lampard could have route back into management
Frank Lampard has been without a permanent job since his Everton sacking earlier this year. He did pass the time by taking the reigns at Chelsea on an interim basis, although he must have known that possibility wouldn’t amount to anything having been sacked by them in the past too.
But next on the agenda for Lampard could be Scottish football, as according to Glasgow World he has made the cut to be included on Rangers’ shortlist for potential managers after they parted ways with Michael Beale last night.
They say they are interested in speaking to former midfielder, as well as Chris Wilder and Kevin Muscat.
Betway update odds for Premier League relegation scrap
There’s a long way to go but that doesn’t mean the market isn’t already open to predict the Premier League’s bottom three this season.
Everton could have moved onto seven points with a win against Luton Town on Saturday, four points above 18th-placed Bournemouth. Instead the gap was closed to only one point.
As a result this has dented their odds of survival – here are the latest odds from Betway.
Betway: Premier League relegation 2023-2024
Sheffield Utd 1/4
Luton Town 30/100