Everton star Demarai Gray is one of the hottest deals in the summer transfer window, as is Lionel Messi at Paris Saint-Germain, teammate Andros Townsend says

Richarlison pushed back by his Everton team-mates as the Brazilian and Dominic Calvert-Lewin fight for the penalty in the win over Brighton

Everton fans cheer Rafa Benitez then boo then clap again, Man United fans revel in Leeds misery, Trevoh Chalobah shares moment with Chelsea fans – great that Premier League stadiums rock again

Everton boss Rafa Benitez is ‘tough’ and ‘poor manager’, says ex-Liverpool star Jermaine Pennant, who claims Steven Gerrard was ‘player manager’ for the Reds squad

Everton announce free transfer from Andros Townsend as ex-Crystal Palace winger becomes first signing of era Rafael Benitez and more to follow

Andros Townsend undergoes medical at Everton after leaving Crystal Palace on free transfer – with Dwight McNeil and Demarai Gray also wanted by Rafa Benitez

Without connections to Liverpool, Rafa Benitez is a “good signing” for Everton as Toffees XI could contain Kalidou Koulibaly and Allan Saint-Maximin

“If Rafa Benitez is the man who will win a trophy at Everton, I will be screaming his name out of my lungs,” Tony Bellew says after Toffees named former Liverpool boss

Everton chairman Bill Kenwright “won’t be for” Rafa Benitez’s appointment, says Sam Allardyce credits former Liverpool manager with “courageous” decision to Farhad Moshiri

Merseyside Police investigate threatening banner targeting Rafa Benitez saying ‘we know where you live’ with Everton set to appoint ex-Liverpool manager

Everton legend ‘fears’ Rafa Benitez nomination due to ‘Liverpool baggage’, urges club to hand job over to Duncan Ferguson

Rafael Benitez set to take on Everton post despite fans’ backlash against ex-Liverpool manager and ‘concerns’ from other board members over the appointment – announcement expected next week