Despite an initial upturn in form, the arrival of Sam Allardyce at Everton has left much to be desired.
Granted, the former England manager was not the fans’ or the clubs’ first choice to take the role so has always been battling against adversity.
However, Everton’s performances of late are reminiscent of the abysmal displays shown by Ronald Koeman’s side in his final weeks in charge.
The low point of Allardyce’s career with the Toffees so far, is undoubtedly last weekend’s thrashing at Arsenal; a performance that their own player Wayne Rooney described as embarrassing on Sky Sports.
And in a press conference on Thursday, ahead of the weekend’s home tie with Crystal Palace, Allardyce was asked about the ‘performance’ at the Emirates;
“It was one of those blips we’ve got to get over quickly. We don’t always fall foul of heavy defeats”.
Everton fans were quick to take to Twitter to correct Allardyce’s perhaps naive comments…
What a joke this man allardyce is🤡🤡🤡get out of our club
— Kevin (@gibtoffee16) February 8, 2018
He is talking complete nonsense week after week bored with it and him now!
— Jason Melling (@jrm0071) February 8, 2018
He’s talking absolute nonsense and the sooner he’s sacked the better. Can’t even bear to look at him. He’s a corrupt mess.
— Paul (@PM1tty) February 8, 2018
What about spurs ??? Was that a blip as well? Absolutely clueless. Another dud in charge
— steve harding (@stevietoffee) February 8, 2018
I don't know which I find more annoying: his pressers or his team & "tactics"
— Terry Peers (@terrypeers) February 8, 2018
So much cognitive dissonance going on.
— Patrick Myers (@Phoenix20387) February 8, 2018
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