Welcome to the return of Bleacher Report's Transfer Trackers.
The England left-back was, of course, aggressively courted by Manchester United yet remained in Everton colours as the transfer window slammed shut.
According to many, including Sam Wallace of The Independent, Baines actually favoured a move to Old Trafford but remained refreshingly professional throughout.
With January on the horizon, Manchester United have already been predicted to return for the Everton left-back; but can the Toffees fend off their former manager once more?
Be sure to check back later in the week for any further developments.
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