Everton weekend latest: £3m Premier League winger linked

All the latest news, views and transfer rumours from Goodison Park this weekend...

The fallout from England's group stage World Cup exit is still continuing following their 2-1 defeat to Uruguay in Sao Paulo on Thursday night. England and Everton defender Phil Jagielka was understandably disappointed with the loss, but says that many of their young players will learn from the experience - which will no doubt include team mate Ross Barkley.

"It's all part of the learning curve for the young lads - time-wasting and things like that are things we don't do enough of." said Jagielka. "They are things maybe we could look into to be that bit more professional."

"We have got some fantastic young lads and they are getting experience playing on the big stage like this so I wouldn't call it an absolute nightmare or a waste of time," he added.

Another one of the young players coming through for England is defender John Stones, who broke into the Everton first team at the end of last season. Stones was on the England standby list so didn't feature in Brazil, but former Toffees coach Alan Irvine, who recently moved on to manager West Brom, says Stones will become a star.

"John absolutely has what it takes. Centre-back is the hardest position to play as a young player. How many young centre-backs can you think of? They are all older as it is a position where you get better with age. At Everton we had Joseph Yobo, who was rapid and David Weir and Alan Stubbs who weren’t."

"They just stood in the right places. Being able to read the game is such a big part. So the fact that John isn’t always making a last-ditch tackle shows the intelligence of the position for someone so young. He has a way to go but he’s a really talented player. I’d be surprised if he does not become a real top player."

Meanwhile, Everton manager Roberto Martinez will no doubt be looking to strengthen his squad this summer with a Europa League campaign on the horizon. The departure of loan star Gerard Deulofeu is a huge loss for Everton, and it's no surprise to see Martinez chasing a potential replacement in Crystal Palace star Yannick Bolasie. The 25-year-old is reportedly valued at £3m, which fits well in Everton's budget.

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