Three Everton youngsters who will thrive now Sam Allardyce has left
Everton manager Sam Allardyce was sacked on Wednesday with the club looking to make a new start ahead of next season, and of course with the huge disapproval in potentially keeping him from the Goodison Park faithful.
It remains to be seen who is going to replace the 63-year-old on Merseyside, but the fans will be hopeful of a new boss that will bring a more positive and attacking style of play, and perhaps one that is willing to give the youth more of a chance.
The former England boss generally preferred to use his experienced players in order to drag the team away from the relegation zone in November and up to an eighth-place finish – which perhaps isn’t really surprising – but there are a number of younger players who were largely cast aside as a result.
Of those that did remain in and around the XI, some were perhaps restricted by their manager’s tactics, and those individuals will be hoping that whoever the new man is, they will have more freedom to express themselves on the pitch.
Here are three Everton youngsters who will thrive now Big Sam has left…