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Liverpool Echo
Stephen Killen

Inside Sean Dyche's gruelling Everton training plan as Amadou Onana breaks silence

Here are your Everton morning headlines for Thursday, February 2.

Sean Dyche will put Everton players through a day they'll dread with training ground ban in place

Many Everton fans have reacted enthusiastically to images emerging from Finch Farm showing new manager Sean Dyche putting the players through their paces but there was one annual training routine that reached legendary status during his time at Burnley – 'Gaffer’s Day.'

Members of the Blues squad were pictured being drilled under the watchful eye of the former Clarets boss and some of them appeared exhausted after what looked a high-intensity session.

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Dyche knows that he’s got his work cut out taking charge of an Everton side that is joint bottom of the Premier League table after picking up just 15 points from 20 matches and predecessor Frank Lampard having been sacked after losing eight of his last nine games in all competitions. On being appointed, the 51-year-old said: “We’re ready to work and ready to give them what they want.

“That starts with sweat on the shirt, effort and getting back to some of the basic principles of what Everton Football Club has stood for for a long time.”

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Amadou Onana breaks silence on Everton transfer speculation with nine-word message

Everton midfielder Amadou Onana has sent an emphatic message following speculation surrounding his future at Goodison Park.

London clubs Chelsea and Arsenal were rumoured to be eyeing moves for the powerful Belgian international as problems mounted in L4. Frank Lampard was sacked a week before the transfer window shut and the 21-year-old missed the first day of training following his exit from the hot seat, although his absence from Paul Tait and Leighton Baines' first session with the Blues was pre-planned.

Sean Dyche has since taken charge as Everton looks to steer clear of the relegation dogfight - the former Burnley boss has already put the squad through their paces.

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