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Everton may face competition from RB Leipzig for the signature of Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira while the Blues continue to be linked to Ivan Toney and we'll hear from Carlo Ancelotti at lunchtime ahead of this weekend's trip to Burnley.

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Burnley are the perfect opponent at the right time for Everton

With just one win in six league matches and tough fixtures on the horizon, Everton need to get back to winning ways this weekend at Turf Moor - read the full story from David Alexander Hughes HERE

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