Everton’s English defender John Stones controls the ball during the English League Cup football match between Barnsley and Everton. Photograph: Getty Images

Everton manager Roberto Martinez confirmed that defender John Stones had handed in a formal transfer request and added the club would reject it on Thu(...)

Romelu Lukaku celebrates Everton’s fifth goal during their English League Cup tie against Barnsley at the Oakwell Stadium. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AP

Barnsley 3 Everton 5 (after extra-time) John Stones started for Everton the day after submitting a transfer request but was part of a side whic(...)

 Everton defender John Stones has handed in a transfer request  at Everton. .

Chelsea will return to Everton with a fourth and final offer for John Stones potentially worth €55m after the England international submitted a formal(...)

Aleksandar Kolarov broke the deadlock at Goodison Park setting up Manchester City’s 2-0 win over Everton. Photograph: PA

Everton 0 Manchester City 2 For once it was not the usual hyperbole from Roberto Martínez when he previewed Manchester City’s arrival at Goodis(...)

Martin O’Neill seemed exasperated over the fitness of Everton’s Aiden McGeady. Photograph: Inpho

While the Jack Grealish saga rumbles on, the fitness of Martin O’Neill favourite Aiden McGeady is probably at least as pressing a concern for the man(...)

Chelsea are considering lodging a final bid of €57 million for Everton’s John Stones. Photograph: Getty

Chelsea are considering whether to lodge a final bid worth €57m for the Everton defender John Stones after seeing their third offer of the summer for (...)

Everton remain determined to hang on to John Stones amid reports of a fresh £30million bid being made for the defender by Chelsea. Photograph: Daniel Hambury/PA

Everton remain determined to hang on to John Stones amid reports of a fresh €43million bid being made for the defender by Chelsea, according to rep(...)

Everton’s Leighton Baines: faces a long spell on the sidelines  having suffered a freak ankle injury. Photo:  Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

Everton left back Leighton Baines could be sidelined for a significant period after sustaining a freak training ground injury to his surgically-repair(...)

Roberto Martinez has accused John Terry of joining a campaign to lure John Stones to Chelsea. Photograph: PA

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has accused John Terry of being part of a Chelsea campaign to lure John Stones. There has been talk of the Barclays Pre(...)

On arrival Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao were billed as United’s galacticos. Yet each ended their spell at Old Trafford as an expensive mistake.

Angel Di Maria seemed to want to leave Manchester United from the moment he arrived. After completing the move last August the open letter he wrote(...)