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Theo Walcott insists Wayne Rooney's advice was the major factor behind him joining Everton

Theo Walcott has revealed he was talked into swapping Arsenal for Everton by former England team-mate Wayne Rooney. The 28-year-old forward, who won two FA Cups with Arsenal, completed his switch from the Gunners to Goodison Park on a three-and-a-half-year contract on Wednesday evening. Walcott joined for an undisclosed fee but manager Sam Allardyce’s second signing of the January transfer window reportedly cost £20million. And the England international insists Rooney’s advice was a major factor as he targets trophies with the Toffees. “I had numerous chats with Wayne and that…

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New Everton signing Theo Walcott says he wants the Toffees to go to the next level

Theo Walcott says he quit Arsenal to join Everton because he wants to win trophies. The 28-year-old forward, who won two FA Cups with Arsenal, on Wednesday evening completed his switch from the Gunners to Goodison on a three-and-a-half-year contract. The fee is undisclosed but manager Sam Allardyce’s second signing of the January transfer window reportedly cost £20million. “I’ve come to Everton because I want the club to push to the next level,” Walcott said on his new club’s website. “I’m very excited to be starting a new chapter and…

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Everton FC news: No criminal wrongdoing involved in Ross Barkley’s Chelsea move, say Merseyside Police

Ross Barkley Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Merseyside Police has found no evidence of wrongdoing in Ross Barkley’s transfer from Everton to Chelsea. Barkley joined the Premier League champions earlier this month in a move worth £15million – significantly less than the £35million agreement between the clubs in the summer which eventually came to nothing. Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson wrote to the force, the Football Association and Premier League requesting an investigation into the cut-price move switch. Press Association Sport understands no offences have been identified by Merseyside Police. However, it is understood Assistant…

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Deal close: Arsenal winger Theo Walcott set for Everton medical ahead of £20million move

Theo Walcott is set to join Everton this month Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Arsenal winger Theo Walcott’s £20million move to Everton is edging closer after the player travelled to Merseyside for a medical. The 28-year-old is scheduled to attend the club’s Finch Farm training ground on Tuesday to undergo his physical examination and finalise terms. Walcott, who has scored 108 goals in 397 matches for Arsenal, is surplus to requirements at the Emirates Stadium having made just 15 appearances this season. He has not made a Premier League start since…

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Kane 'can break all the records' – new landmark for Spurs striker in Everton thrashing

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino backed Harry Kane to break more records after he scored twice in a comfortable home victory over Everton to become Spurs’ all-time Premier League goalscorer. Kane twice netted from close range – converting passes from Son Heung-min and Eric Dier – to take his Premier League tally to 98, one more than Teddy Sheringham scored for the club. The excellent Son opened the scoring at Wembley by finishing off Serge Aurier’s cross, and the South Korea international later hit a post as the hosts dominated. Christian…

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Everton manager Sam Allardyce blasts his side's attitude in humiliating 4-0 loss to Tottenham

Allardyce was appointed as Everton manager in November after Ronald Koeman was sacked Saturday, January 13, 2018 Sam Allardyce said he was “shocked” by the second-half performance of his players as Everton succumbed to a dismal 4-0 loss away to Tottenham. The Toffees started reasonably well and had the ball in the Spurs net when Wayne Rooney diverted new signing Cenk Tosun’s header beyond Hugo Lloris, only for the goal to be ruled out for offside. Moments later, they were behind when Son Heung-min tapped in Serge Aurier’s cross-cum-shot to…

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