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David Moyes ditches Lescott

Everton manager David Moyes has dropped Joleon Lescott from his squad for their Europa League play-off clash with Sigma Olomouc on Thursday.

The want-away defender is believed to have trained alone this week as Moyes bids to avoid any distractions for the rest of his squad, who were walloped 6-1 at home to Arsenal on the opening day of the season.

And the Blues boss admitted he was disappointed with Lescott's attitude as he looks to force through a big-money move to Manchester City.

Moyes told a press conference:"I'm not including Joleon Lescott in the squad. His attitude in the past few days has been very poor and for that reason I won't include him.

"I've always thought he was a good lad. But I think he's not only let himself down, but his team-mates too."

Everton entertain Czech outfit Sigma at Goodison Park on Thursday with Joseph Yobo being the only recognised centre-half in his squad.

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