Marco Silva Happy with Gylfi Sigurdsson’s Winner against Leicester

Gylfi Sigurdsson was able to provide a stunning conclusion to the trip to King Power Stadium as Everton won 2-1 against Leicester City. Marco Silva was delighted with the victory, which was extremely crucial for Everton considering that they were playing against 10 men for the last 30 minutes of the match. Everton had taken the lead through Richarlison after just seven minutes but Ricardo Pereira came up with an equaliser in the 40th minute. Wes Morgan was sent off just after the hour mark to make a sizable shift in dynamic to the game and Gylfi Sigurdsson’s long-range strike was able to hand a winner to the visitors.

Marco Silva claimed after the match that it was an extremely important moment for Sigurdsson since he was scoring his fifth goal of the campaign already. It took the midfielder a long time to settle at Everton but the £ 45 million transfer finally seems to be working for the blues. Silva claimed that Sigurdsson was a player of immense quality and that his performances were of paramount importance to the club. Silva admitted that he has changed the role of Sigurdsson compared to last season and this has made a difference in terms of his statistics.

Andy Gray critical about Cenk Tosun after Everton’s first league defeat of the season

Former Everton star Andy Gray was not pleased with the showing of Cenk Tosun who was guilty of missing a number of goalscoring opportunities during the weekend loss to West Ham United. The Toffees had made an unbeaten start to the campaign with three draws and one win from their opening four matches but they could not sustain the streak against the Hammers, who beat them by a 3-1 scoreline.

Following the game, Gray was particularly critical about Tosun, who has failed to open his goal tally since the start of the season. The Turkey international has indeed contributed a couple of assists in the five league games to date but Gray was still not been impressed by the striker, who he reckons should only be a squad player.

Kurt Zouma reacts after completing Everton transfer

France international Kurt Zouma is looking forward to securing regular game-time with Everton after sealing a deadline-day loan move from Chelsea. The centre-back had failed to receive assurances of regular first-team football under Blues boss Maurizio Sarri and this urged him to make the move to Goodison Park before the transfer deadline.

In an exclusive interview with Everton TV, Zouma admitted that he was impressed by the ongoing project under Marco Silva and he is looking forward to making a notable impression with the Toffees during the ongoing campaign, he said: “I spoke to the manager for the first time about two weeks ago and I was interested in the project.

Marco Silva wants more quality players in the squad

Everton manager Marco Silva has highlighted that he is on the search for quality players before the transfer window concludes next month. The Toffees have remained relatively quiet with no signings yet for the summer but that should soon change with Richarlison expected to arrive from Watford for a reported fee of around £45m.

In a report covered by Liverpool Echo, Silva admitted that he would want to sign more players during the transfer window but the emphasis is rather than quality than quantity for the summer, he said: “The most important thing is not the number. For us to sign players, we must be sure about [their] quality. We must be sure they can improve our squad. In some positions, we are clearly looking to improve because we have to. [I]t is not the most important thing to talk about what are the positions because I need to be fair to our players, but I can tell you four or five or maybe one more, six, players we have to sign.”

Jordan Pickford in awe of Harry Kane’s penalty-taking ability

Everton ace Jordan Pickford has insisted that no shot-stopper would have saved Harry Kane’s penalties for England, given the power and accuracy behind his efforts. Kane converted two penalties en route to a hat-trick against Panama and the 6-1 victory ensured that the Three Lions qualified for the knockout stage of the World Cup.

Speaking after the game, Pickford was asked whether Kane’s efforts are unstoppable to which he replied: “Pretty much. You have got to do a lot of guessing but the power behind it and the accuracy… both pens were the same and when Harry is finishing like that there is no chance. He is a top forward for starters, that is his main game – finishing. I was watching him from my end of the pitch and his two penalties were top drawer.”

Hirving Lozano not thinking about Everton interest

PSV Eindhoven striker Kevin Lozano has stressed that he is completely focused on the summer World Cup and he is not interested in a move to Everton. Marcel Brands recently quit PSV to join the Toffees as the new director of football and this has spread speculation that Lozano could be on his way to Goodison Park.


Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Lozano said: “Brands brought me to PSV, I’m grateful, happy, but I’m not thinking about whether I’m an option [for Everton]. If there is an option to leave we’ll decide what is the best decision for me and my family, but I’m concentrating on the national team.”

Marcel Brands wants sustainable success at Everton

Everton sporting director Marcel Brands has revealed that he is looking for sustainable success with the Toffees following an extended spell with PSV Eindhoven. The 56-year-old arrived at Goodison Park last month after working as the director of football for more than 21 years in Holland and he most-recently witnessed PSV secured their third league title in four seasons.

Speaking on EvertonTV, Brands highlighted that he is aiming for a long-term relationship with the Everton’s hierarchy and believes Marco Silva is the right man to take the club forward, he said: “I have worked with three clubs over nearly 21 years, eight years at Waalwijk, five at AZ and another eight at PSV. So I am a guy that is not a ‘club-hopper’. I want to work here for a long time and build a structure that Everton can work with for a long time, and which fans can be proud of. "We also wanted a coach with some Premier League experience, because the Premier League is something special. Marco has that and, for me, it makes him a good coach to work with.”

David Moyes: Wayne Rooney Could Be The Last Of His Kind

West Ham United manager David Moyes believes Everton will be losing the last of the ‘street footballers’, should Wayne Rooney decide to pursue a fresh challenge in the MLS. The 32-year-old only re-joined his boyhood club from Manchester United last summer but there are already talks of him considering a switch to Washington DC with DC United.

Duncan Ferguson Hails Cenk Tosun After Everton Progress

Everton coach Duncan Ferguson is pleased with Cenk Tosun’s adaptability following his move from Besiktas during the winter transfer window. The Turkey international joined the Toffees in a £27m deal in January, but struggled to make immediate progress as he failed to score in the first four matches for the club.

Arsenal Blast Five Past Everton In Premier League

Arsenal put five past Everton when both sides clashed in the Premier League on Saturday. The Gunners attack was reinvigorated with the addition of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who was having his debut, and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Aaron Ramsey was on fire, grabbing the first hat trick of his career at the club.

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