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Papers divided: Five backpages back five different Koeman successors

Ian Darke says Everton's issues are more about failing to replace Romelu Lukaku than Ronald Koeman's work this season.
Craig Burley reacts to Ronald Koeman's dismissal at Everton and evaluates the candidates to replace him at Goodison Park.
The crew answer your tweets on who will contend for The Best FIFA Men's player award next year and discuss replacing Ronald Koeman at Everton.

There is no doubt that the Everton post vacated by Ronald Koeman on Monday is a job in demand.

Various household names have thrown their hat into the ring to take over at Goodison Park, and with so much interest it is hard to pick a frontrunner.

In fact, Tuesday's backpages in the United Kingdom were COMPLETELY divided on the issue.

First up there's the Mirror, who believes that former Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel tops Everton's wishlist.

The Mail reports that Burnley's Sean Dyche is in...

Borussia Dortmund's defence should get boost from returning full-backs

Borussia Dortmund's rough month continued as threw away a two-goal lead in a 2-2 draw with Eintracht Frankfurt.
Nevan Subotic feels while Dortmund got out to an early lead, Eintracht Frankfurt were clinical in the second half.

DORTMUND, Germany -- Before any of the journalists could nag Peter Bosz with their questions at Monday's news conference ahead of Tuesday's cup tie against third-tier side FC Magdeburg, press officer Sascha Fligge himself asked the Borussia Dortmund manager about the personnel situation, knowing the 53-year-old had positive news to announce.

"[Lukasz] Piszczek and Omer Toprak are unavailable," Bosz said, following up with: "[Sokratis] Papastathopoulos will return after his suspension, and if things...

 By Rob Train

Fuenlabrada match gives Cristiano Ronaldo the chance to find form

Craig Burley and Alexis Nunes sift through Cristiano Ronaldo's stats from 2017 as he claimed the Best FIFA Men's Player award.
Cristiano Ronaldo spurned a handful of opportunities, but Marco Asensio and Marcelo were on hand to lead Real Madrid past Eibar.
Cristiano Ronaldo spurned a handful of opportunities, but Marco Asensio and Marcelo were on hand to lead Real Madrid past Eibar.
Despite scoring three goals and keeping a clean sheet, Zinedine Zidane admits Real Madrid weren't at their best against Eibar.

Even the most casual observer of Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid career will have noticed that the prolific forward has been struggling so far this season in La Liga. A return of one goal in five games is not the sort of statistic normally associated with the club's record scorer, who has hit the net 413 times in 404 appearances since his 2009 transfer from Manchester United.

It also does not require a mathematics degree to work out that the Portuguese is worth more than a goal per game over the...

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Transfer Talk: Crunch time for Jack Wilshere as Manchester City, Chelsea wait

Arsenal's Jack Wilshere reacts
Wilshere's deal expires in the summer, meaning he could leave on a free transfer in July.

The England international has been eased back into the first-team picture by Arsene Wenger, but Arsenal have not yet decided whether to offer the 25-year-old a new contract, and the Sun says City and Chelsea "are among the clubs scrambling for the midfielder's signature if he does not get a new deal in North London."

For more on Jack Wilshere and Arsenal, as well as other rumours, check out Transfer Talk by clicking here.

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Liverpool finally ready to sanction Philippe Coutinho sale to Barcelona

Craig Burley says the buck stops with Jurgen Klopp, but continues to slam Liverpool's back line for the club's current woes.
Craig Burley says the buck stops with Jurgen Klopp, but continues to slam Liverpool's back line for the club's current woes.
Jurgen Klopp makes no attempt to justify Liverpool's poor outing at Tottenham, and admits the Reds deserve to be criticised.
The guys respond to your tweets about the FIFA awards, Liverpool's defence and Mesut Ozil's future.

With the January window on the horizon, there's plenty brewing in the transfer market. All the latest deals and potential deals can be found here.

TOP STORY: Liverpool 'ready to let Coutinho go'

After a pretty tough Sunday afternoon for Liverpool at Wembley, more bad news could be set to follow their 4-1 drubbing by Tottenham Hotspur.

Following the summer-long saga surrounding the future of playmaker Philippe Coutinho amid continuing links with -- and rejected offers from -- Barcelona, reports that...

Heather Garriock carries competitive fire from pitch to Canberra bench

After a playing career that included three Women's World Cups, Heather Garriock will be bossing Canberra United from the sidelines this season.

As an elite footballer, Heather Garriock was known for her "win at all costs" mentality. This season she takes that ethos into her first head coaching role -- with one caveat.

"I still want to win at all costs ... but it won't be at the cost of my team!"

Her team is one of the most successful in the nine-year history of the W-League. Reigning Premiers Canberra United have finished top of the table in the regular season three times (the most of any side) and won two championship trophies, yet it's...