Everton legend Peter Reid has now shared his thoughts on the club’s current situation, including a verdict on manager Sean Dyche.

The former midfielder has said that ‘something has to change’ at the club, but insists that Everton now have the ‘right manager in place’.

Indeed, the Toffees escaped relegation by the skin of their teeth for the second consecutive season, and Peter Reid has now given his insight into the club’s current situation.

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Speaking with ITV, Reid said: “Recruitment hasn’t been good. We’ve got the right manager in place now. There has been a disconnect from the majority of supporters and the board. That’s got to be addressed.”

Reid continued: “Something has to change. We can’t have people running the football club who aren’t coming to games. It needs wholesale changes from the top.

Historically Everton are a massive football club, the fan base is massive. But you’ve got to get it right on the park. We can’t be doing this every season.”

Everton fans will hope that Reid is right about Sean Dyche, as massive summer ahead starts now

Indeed, there have been fan-led protests against Everton’s board in recent years, but they gained serious momentum this season.

However, the demonstrations were put on hold while the club looked to secure Premier League status, but are now likely to resume for what will be a massive summer for Everton.

The relationship between the board and the fans is now completely irreparable and ‘wholesale changes’ are indeed required.

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Everton fans have been outstanding in their support, particularly under extremely challenging circumstances this season, and deserve a club that reflects their passion.

This could ultimately be the biggest summer transfer window in the club’s recent history, and as Reid states, the club must recruit wisely to avoid another battle for survival next season.