Lots of Everton fans have reacted to the confirmed exit of Maarten Stekelenburg to Ajax as Toffee TV relayed previous news from the Merseyside club that the 37-year old would leave after the 2019/20 season finishes.
As per the official website of the Blues, Stekelenburg signed a short-term contract extension last month and would officially leave after their final Premier League game at Goodison Park against Eddie Howe’s AFC Bournemouth.
The Dutch international played in 26 matches in all competitions since the 2016/17 term but did not feature at all in this campaign, according to Transfermarkt, so perhaps it is not a surprise that he has been allowed to leave.
Several EFC supporters urged for Jordan Pickford to join Stekelenburg in leaving on Twitter, which again is arguably unsurprising given that the 26-year old made four errors leading to goals in the top flight in this season, with only Newcastle United keeper Martin Dubravka making more (via premierleague.com).
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Check out the rest of the reaction from these Toffees below:
Take Pickford with you
— dwane cox (@dwanecox78) July 26, 2020
I think the wrong goalkeeper is going!
— steve Jones (@skjones505) July 26, 2020
What !!!!!? Wrong goalie leaving
— dt (@RyderSezLesbos) July 26, 2020
Pity he can’t take Pickford with him
— Steven Roche (@StevenRoche2) July 26, 2020
Can we send Pickford instead
— TheyKilledTheBanter (@davemurphy1307) July 26, 2020
Do you think he could leave his arms behind for JP ?
— Rich Surr (@rich_surr) July 26, 2020
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