GARETH SOUTHGATE paid a surprise visit to Everton's training ground this week to reassure Ross Barkley he remains part of his England plans.
JOSE MOURINHO reportedly stopped Chelsea from inserting a buy-back clause in Romelu Lukaku's Everton contract.
Ahead of this weekend's matches in the Premier League, Sportsmail brings you the latest squad news, odds and stats on every top flight fixture as it breaks.
Everton striker Lukaku tops the league scoring charts with 24 goals, while Costa has struck 19 times. Chelsea boss Conte remained coy about comparisons between the two prolific forwards.
In February, Liverpool banned Sun journalists from both the training ground and Anfield, and in April their Merseyside counterparts followed suit following a column by Kelvin MacKenzie.
• Everton’s manager admits difficulty in hanging on to his best players • Premier League’s leading scorer faces former club on Sunday Everton’s manager has challenged Romelu Lukaku to show “the best of himself” against his striker’s former club, Chelsea, on Sunday and shape the destiny of the…
EXPRESS SPORT brings you all the best snaps as Chelsea train ahead of their clash with Everton.
Everton manager Ronald Koeman says it is still unclear whether Romelu Lukaku will be playing for the club next season.