West Bromwich Albion and Newcastle United have been linked with Everton’s James McCarthy in the summer transfer window.
Monday's top transfer stories involving Newcastle United.
The Everton midfielder is a key transfer target for Newcastle United, according to reports.
Everton completed their pre-season preparations against the Spanish side this weekend.
Everton’s Gareth Barry and James McCarthy are reportedly on the radar of Newcastle United and West Bromwich Albion respectively.
West Bromwich Albion have been linked with being interested in Fabian Delph and James McCarthy.
Both Everton and Newcastle United could benefit from swapping the two players.
Swansea City’s Gylfi Sigurdsson is reportedly wanted by Everton in the summer transfer window.
Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez has commented on James McCarthy.
Everton should look to offer up James McCarthy in a deal for Leicester winger Demarai Gray.
The midfielder has been linked with an exit and Ronald Koeman should sell the Irishman.
Martin O’Neill has hit back over the Republic of Ireland’s handling of James McCarthy, labelling Ronald Koeman a “master tactician of the blame game”. O’Neill came under attack from the Everton manager after the midfielder returned to Merseyside injured following the international break and Koeman accused the Ireland coach of “not protecting the player”.
The Irishman has been linked with a move away from Everton for some time.