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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

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...

 By Chris Wright

Ex-Arsenal star Lukas Podolski meets sumo icon Hakuho Sho

If his social media output is anything to go by, Lukas Podolski is loving life out in the Japan at the moment.

The striker joined J-League side Vissel Kobe over the summer and has since hit the ground running, scoring five goals in his first 12 appearances.

The former German international is also enjoying himself off the pitch as well, spending his free time taking in all the sights and sounds that his new home has to offer.

Indeed, Podolski took in his very first sumo match over the weekend, even...

 By Chris Wright

Corentin Tolisso, Alexandre Lacazette celebrate in unison

Corentin Tolisso scored the only goal of the game in Bayern Munich's 1-0 win over Hamburg on Saturday and then went on to celebrate with a very familiar hand gesture.

Indeed, Tolisso performed the "trumpet" celebration in homage to his former Lyon teammate and good friend Alexandre Lacazette.

The tribute didn't go unnoticed, with Lacazette later sharing a photo of Tolisso's celebration on Instagram along with the caption "what a gesture".

The Arsenal striker then went one step further...

 By Chris Wright

Borussia Dortmund fans sing You'll Never Walk Alone at players

Borussia Dortmund just about maintained their narrow lead at the summit of the Bundesliga table with a 2-2 draw against Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday evening.

However, the Dortmund convoy took a while to get home from the Commerzbank-Arena when the team bus became snarled up in a traffic jam on the journey back from Frankfurt.

Thankfully, a flock of Dortmund fans made sure that the players' spirits didn't dip en route by serenading the bus with a stirring rendition of "You'll Never Walk Alone"...

 By Chris Wright

Kobe Bryant and Diego Maradona watch Tottenham thump Liverpool

Enticed by a Tottenham team really beginning to hit their stride, a couple of the biggest names in the sporting world descended on Wembley for Sunday's big clash against Liverpool.

First up was NBA royalty Kobe Bryant, who followed up his midweek jaunt to Paris Saint-Germain training with a trip to watch Spurs in action, coupled with a meet-and-greet with the entire squad.

Bryant wasn't the only superstar invited into the home dressing room, with the one and only Diego Maradona also dropping by...

 By Chris Wright

Arsenal mascot dabs in Belgrade, Theo Walcott thanks riot police on hand

Arsenal ground out a largely pedestrian 1-0 win over Red Star Belgrade in the Europa League on Thursday night, with most -- if not quite all -- of the entertainment coming before a ball had even been kicked in anger.

As we panned along the line-ups before kick-off, every single mascot waved back politely, right up until the camera reached the far end, where lay in wait a true rebel.

Sensing his opportunity, the youngster decided to bust out his finest dab in front of an audience of millions.

There's...