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Barry Horne uses his column in the Liverpool Echo to hail Leighton Baines as “one of the best on and off the pitch” as the left-back closes in on 300 Premier League appearances for the Blues.
In The Telegraph, Sunderland manager David Moyes says he believes Academy graduate Wayne Rooney would want to return to Everton in the summer.
Elsewhere, Ronald Koeman has praised Under-23s defender Matthew Pennington and wished Evertonian boxer Tony Bellew luck in his clash with David Haye.
Finally, the manager explains why he hopes Manchester United triumph over his former club Southampton in Sunday’s EFL Cup final as the Toffees continue to chase European football next term.Click the links below to navigate to each article.