Everton were shocked to the core when it emerged that Carlo Ancelotti would be leaving Goodison Park after just one season at the helm and football finance expert, Kieran Maguire believes that they must sell a lot of players before they even think of signing anyone. Since Farhad Moshiri entered the frame at Goodison Park back in 2016, the Toffees have spent an astonishing £526.38 million on players but have still failed to get anywhere near the European qualification spots.
With James Rodriguez set to miss the Copa America this summer, Everton should be growing concerned over his fitness. The Colombian was absent for the final two matches of the season with fatigue and then a calf problem, but the situation hasn’t improved and it looks as though he could be set for an extended period of time out.
Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson wants to be the hero if the Chelsea clash comes down to a penalty shoot-out - by saving them and scoring one. Ederson will be at the head of the queue if Pep Guardiola needs to ask for volunteer penalty-takers on Saturday night. And the Manchester City goalkeeper gave himself the perfect confidence boost ahead of the Champions League final showdown with Chelsea, by saving Gylfi Sigurdsson’s spot-kick as the Blues demolished Everton 5-0 on Sunday.
Sergio Aguero will say farewell to Manchester City fans after the Blues lift the Premier League trophy following today's Everton game. Manchester City will lift the Premier League trophy today after a ruthless final win of the domestic season at home to Everton. City won the Premier League three games ago, after proving themselves far ahead of the field in a difficult season.
Gylfi Sigurdsson's penalty against Man City was saved by Ederson but a number of players appeared to be encroaching as he took the kick The Premier League have confirmed why Everton's penalty at Manchester City was not ordered to be retaken by the video assistant referee. Gylfi Sigurdsson saw his spot-kick saved by Ederson during the first-half at the Etihad today after Richarlison was brought down in the box after a foul by Ruben Dias, who was shown a yellow card.
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36.Ederson keeps out Gylfi Sigurdsson's spotkick, diving to his right to block, and City's two-goal advantage stays in tact. The Brazilian has already won the Golden Gloves award for clean sheets, and could add another to his collection this afternoon. LIVERPOOL 1-0 CRYSTAL PALACE
Some Everton fans have been left to slam the display of Gylfi Sigurdsson despite their 1-0 win over Wolves in the Premier League on Wednesday evening. The former Tottenham Hotspur and Swansea City man did put in a great ball from the corner in which Richarlison headed in to give the Merseyside club all three points at Goodison Park, and in spells did show what he is capable of.
Everton’s home form this season has been abject to say the very least. Carlo Ancelotti’s men hadn’t tasted the sweet sensation of three points at Goodison Park since March 1st. However, with a smattering of fans back inside Goodison Park for the visit of Wolves, they were spurred on to earn a crucial win in their bid for European football.
Although plenty of footballers in the Premier League have had their game hindered by the lack of supporters in stadiums, there arguably aren’t many to have been adversely affected to the same extent as Everton’s Richarlison. The Brazilian was expected to kick on again this season after an encouraging first two years at Goodison Park.
Everton 1-0 Wolves: Richarlison's superb header boosts European hopes for Carlo Ancelotti's side... as Jordan Pickford and Michael Keane impress in front of England boss Gareth Southgate
Everton kept alive their hopes of playing European football next season Richarlison's header gave the Toffees victory in front of their own supporters The Brazilian forward powered home a header from Gylfi Sigurdsson's cross Toffees will go into final round of fixtures with a chance of top-seven finish At the end, the scene was how it should be: the old songs were playing, fans were cheering and Everton's players had smiles on their faces.
James Rodriguez is absent for the final Everton home game of the season against Wolverhampton Wanderers Everton will be without James Rodriguez for tonight’s game with Wolves in front of 6,500 fans. Blues supporters must wait for a first glimpse of the Colombian after he was not included in the matchday squad.
Forget about anyone else, Michael Olise is the brightest star to come from the Reading academy in the past decade.Not since Gylfi Sigurdsson has an academy graduate generated so much excitement in Berkshire.Even the likes of Brentford winger Tarique Fosu and West Ham attacker Michail Antonio didn’t receive the attention the French youth international has.
How do you follow that?After Alisson‘s dramatic last-gasp winner for Liverpool over West Bromwich Albion, a truncated Blank Gameweek 36 finishes at Goodison Park this evening.Relegated Sheffield United are Everton’s visitors, with kick-off on Merseyside at 19:00 BST.The Toffees will not get a better chance to improve their fairly dismal home record, with the Blades having taken only four points on the road all season.
Carlo Ancelotti shouldn’t have to make too many changes to his side when Everton face Sheffield United on Sunday.The Blades have already been relegated and are one of the worst sides defensively in the whole Premier League.On paper, Dominic Calvert-Lewin should have a field day against his former employers.
Everton vs Aston Villa has always been a classic encounter.The two teams have met each other on 224 occasions in their history.The first meeting was all the way back in 1888 but few have been less eventful than the clash we saw on Thursday evening.The clubs have beaten each other on 82 occasions apiece but, with a 0-0 draw occurring at Villa Park, it seemed like neither wanted to take the lead in historical terms.
Everton confirmed team news and lineup for the Premier League trip to Aston Villa Abdoulaye Doucoure has returned to the Everton starting line-up for the first time since March for the trip to Aston Villa.The midfielder is one of two changes made by Carlo Ancelotti with Mason Holgate also stepping into the 11.
Everton midfielder recalls favourite moments after receiving Milestone Award for 300 appearances Gylfi Sigurdsson has received a Milestone Award after making his 300th Premier League appearance, and a victory in the latest of his nine seasons in the top flight stands out as the highlight for Everton.The Toffees midfielder is now up to 314 PL appearances since making his debut for Swansea City in January 2012.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin dashed West Ham’s dreams of the Champions League as Everton battled to a 1-0 win at the London Stadium.Calvert-Lewin’s first-half strike was enough to secure three points for the Toffees and keep them in the hunt for Europe.It was Everton’s 11th away win of the season, with only their poor home form preventing them from being in the mix for the top four themselves.
The Scout on why Everton midfielder has the schedule to enjoy a strong end to the season The Scout is selecting four overlooked players who could be set for a breakout Gameweek in Fantasy Premier League.Gylfi Sigurdsson (EVE) £6.9m The midfielder can be found in just 2.9 per cent of squads for Everton’s Double Gameweek 35 against West Ham United and Aston Villa.
Richarlison's performance against Arsenal was another reminder of the Brazil forward's influence on the Everton side despite not being his best display of the season Rotation has been the key for Everton and Carlo Ancelotti throughout the majority of the campaign so far.Whether that's been enforced by injuries, fluctuations in form or otherwise - the Blues haven't really had one singular system for a long while in the Premier League.