Coleman Praises Ronald Koeman for Strengthening Everton Defence

Everton defender Seamus Coleman claims that manager Ronald Koeman has made the club extremely strong when it comes to defence.


The former Southampton manager took over from Roberto Martinez in the summer. Under the regime of Martinez, Everton played an attacking football and it was a hit and miss during his three years at the club. In one of the campaigns, the club came close to qualifying for the top four, while in the latter, they even struggled to make it to the top 10. Such inconsistencies were a major reason behind new Everton owners deciding to bring in Koeman.

Ronald Koeman talks about his recent signings

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IdrissaGueye, Ashley Williams and YannickBolasie are some of the latest summer signings of Everton which were signed during the last few days that the summer transfer window was opened before eventually shutting down.


The head coach of Everton, Ronald Koeman has revealed details concerning these players that were recently signed as the Dutch coach said that they have surprisingly been adapting well at a fairly quick pace which is something difficult to do as players usually need some time to adapt into a new team.

Ronald Koeman started his regime at Everton with a 1-1 draw with Tottenham

Ronald Koeman started his regime at Everton with a 1-1 draw with Tottenham. It is not necessarily seen as a bad result given that Tottenham came close to winning the title last season.


However, the London outfit made numerous mistakes over the course of 90 minutes and many felt that Everton should have taken advantage. One of the reasons for Everton failing to score more than just one goal was their apprehension towards attacking the opposition with full force. Tottenham are one of the dangerous counter-attacking teams in the Premier League and this could have been a reason behind Everton holding back despite being at home.

EVERTON CONFIRM THE SIGNING OF LEICESTER’S STEVE WALSH

English Premier League side Everton FC have officially confirmed the news flying around that they had poached the head of players’ recruitment from current title holders, Leicester City.


Leicester lost yet another prominent personality that led to their success in the last campaign. Steve Walsh was largely responsible for getting Riyad Mahrez, N’Golo Kante and Jamie Vardy at decent transfer fee and they went on to bring glory to the club.

The Goodison Park are reported to have improved on the compensation Walsh receives at Leicester City. He becomes the first director of football at Everton and has started work immediately. He was pictured with the coach Ronald Koeman discussing transfers before his arrival.

Ronald Koeman signs a 3 year long deal with Everton

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Ronald Koeman has turned out to be one of the standout managers of the Premier League in recent times.


The Dutch coach was able to mark his name in the history-books of Southampton as he guided the team to their best finish of any Premier League season.

During the 2015-16 Premier League season, Southampton finished in 6th place as they secured 63 points which was more than any other season in the history of the club.

The 53 year old manager was also named as the best manager of the Premier League on 3 separate occasions; this was accomplished during his stay in charge of Southampton.

No Offer to Jose Mourinho - Sky Sports

Rumours about Everton making an offer for Jose Mourinho to become the club’s next manager may not be true according to Sky Sports.

What Next for Lukaku and Everton?

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How optimistic would the average Everton fan need to be to think that Romelu Lukaku is going to stay at the club for another season? Very optimistic, would be the short answer to that, with even the arrival of a wealthy and ambitious new owner in the person of Farhad Moshiri, not to mention new manager Ronald Koeman, probably not being enough to persuade the striker to stay.

Clearly it would be a blow to Everton to lose a player who scored 25 goals during what was a less than vintage season in 201-16, but the 23 year old is on the record as stating his desire to move on

Roberto Martinez remains Confident on Club Position

Roberto Martinez remains defiant that he is in a stronger position at the club than when he arrived.

The 42-year-old took over at Everton in 2013 having to build on an impressive job done by David Moyes. Even though the Scot did not get Everton playing in a beautiful and attractive manner, he was imperious at getting the results even on a tight budget. Martinez had little experience at the top level after having previously been in charge of lower league clubs like Swansea City and Wigan, which only later turned out to be Premier League teams.

Roberto Martinez wont rest Ross Barkley and Romelu Lukaku

Roberto Martinez says that he would not consider resting the likes of Ross Barkley and Romelu Lukaku unless absolutely necessary or if the players are suffering from injury.

He was presented with the option of resting these important players for the game against Southampton this weekend. It would help Martinez field a fresh starting line-up for the back-to-back important clashes coming up next week. Everton are up against Liverpool in Merseyside derby followed by the FA Cup semi-final clash with Manchester United at the new Wembley. Both these games are extremely important for the club in the context of the disappointing league season.

Roberto Martinez expects Gareth Barry to Break Record

Roberto Martinez says that he expects midfielder Gareth Barry to break the record of most number of starts in the Premier League.

The 34-year-old is only three games away from equalling the record set by goalkeeper David James. The former Portsmouth goalkeeper made 571 starts in his long career. However, Barry will have to go an extra length in order to match the figure set by Ryan Giggs. In his two decade long career with Manchester United, Giggs made a remarkable 610 starts in the league. He also remained as the only player to have scored in more than 20 campaigns of the Premier League.

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