Gary Lineker has expressed concern over Everton this season.
Everton have struggled so far this season. They hosted Fulham at Goodison Park in their opening fixture of the new Premier League campaign. They fell to a 1-0 defeat against Marco Silva’s side, but there were some positives for Sean Dyche to take from his team’s performance. However, things went from bad to worse for Everton as they were thrashed 4-0 by Aston Villa last time out.
The Aston Villa game was a scarring one for the Toffees. Everton were inferior to their opposition in every department, and the pain of defeat was compounded by the loss of Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Alex Iwobi to injury.
The Merseyside outfit are now rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table. Dyche needs to inspire his side to bounce back against Wolves this weekend.
Everton only just avoided relegation last season. They now look set for another tough term spent scrapping for survival towards the bottom of the division. Despite having brought in the likes of Arnaut Danjuma, Youssef Chermiti, Jack Harrison, and Ashley Young, not enough has been done this summer to raise the level of the squad.
Lineker expresses Everton concern
Gary Lineker certainly thinks his former club are in trouble. The Match of the Day presenter and former England striker spent one season of his playing career at Goodison Park, scoring 40 goals in 57 appearances. How Dyche could do with such a prolific goalscorer now.
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Speaking on The Rest is Football, following the loss to Aston Villa, Lineker said, “I’m very worried, I have to say, about another of my former clubs, Everton…they were poor.”
Alan Shearer and Micah Richards, also both on the show, agreed that the Toffees are in trouble. The club must take these early season results as a reason to invest as heavily as they can in what remains of the transfer window.