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Ramiro Funes Mori signing for Everton is still no good news for Chelsea

Everton have signed defender Ramiro Funes Mori from Argentine club River Plate but he will not replace John Stones in the heart of the defence. The 24-year-old is a natural centre-back but can also be deployed on the right wing. According to reports, he was the one identified by boss Roberto Martinez to replace Stones […]
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Chelsea turn attention to Arsenal defender target after admitting defeat in pursuit for John Stones

Chelsea are weighing up a transfer move for Olympique de Marseille defender Nicolas N’Koulou after losing out in their pursuit of John Stones, Metro has revealed. Everton boss Roberto Martinez told reporters that the youngster "didn't mean to" hand in a transfer request as he again confirmed that the centre-back will not leave Goodison Park. […]
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Roberto Martinez: John Stones didn’t mean to make transfer request

Roberto Martinez has suggested Everton defender John Stones did not personally want to lodge the transfer request that the Toffees rejected. England international Stones is understood to have been the subject of four bids by Barclays Premier League champions Chelsea during this window, yet Everton have remained resolute in their desire to keep the 21-year-old at Goodison Park. That...
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Roberto Martinez: Chelsea can forget about signing John Stones

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has confirmed that defender John Stones will not join Chelsea this summer. On Thursday, club chairman Bill Kenwright revealed that the club has rejected a transfer request from the youngster. And Martinez says Everton is the "perfect environment and the perfect place" for the 21-year-old. "He will be [ready to play]. […]
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Martinez tells Chelsea: Money can't buy Stones

Roberto Martinez warned Chelsea "money cannot buy everything" after an "exceptional" display from John Stones in Everton's win at Barnsley. Stones started the Toffees' Capital One Cup second-round tie at Oakwell on Wednesday night, and played all 120 minutes of a 5-3 extra-time win. Stones was playing despite handing in a transfer request at Goodison Park after three rejected bids...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Roberto Martinez refuses to talk John Stones, has sights on Funes Mori, Rodriguez

While Everton manager Roberto Martinez remains weary of the continuing John Stones saga, two River Plate targets remain priorities. The club are currently trying to tie up deals for Argentinian defender Ramiro Funes Mori and his River Plate teammate Leandro Rodriguez, a striker. They are close to an agreement with the former but would still have to secure a work permit for the...
Via World Soccer Talk
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Everton boss Roberto Martinez silent over John Stones saga with Chelsea

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is growing weary of the on-going John Stones saga and refused to entertain questions about the possibility of the England defender handing in a transfer request. Chelsea have had three bids rejected for the 21-year-old, the latest reportedly worth in excess of £30million, and there are suggestions the centre-back is considering formally asking to...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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