Many Everton fans have hammered their former boss Marco Silva after he spoke to Football Daily, blaming a difficult transfer market that hindered him at the Merseyside club.
Indeed, he was in charge when the likes of Alex Iwobi and Moise Kean were bought for relatively big money and, judging by their arguably poor statistics so far this season (Iwobi has two goals and one assist in 22 games in all competitions and Kean has netted once and made two assists in 27 matches in all competitions), some of his buys have perhaps not been value for money.
Also, Silva does not have the best of track records with the Toffees, having won just 25 of his 61 games in charge, drawing 11 and losing 25, according to Transfermarkt. Consequently, the Blues finished in eighth place in the 2018/19 Premier League, outside of the European qualifying positions, in his only full campaign at Goodison Park.
Silva was sacked in the middle of this term with the team in the relegation zone, the final nail in the coffin in his time at the club.
Is Marco Silva the worst manager Everton have ever had?
These Everton supporters tore into their ex-coach on Twitter after his recent remarks:
fraud of a manager , never in a million years worthy of managing Everton. Portuguese league or greek league at best
— Tony Soprano (@BigT_soprano) June 9, 2020
His voice brings back bad memories 😖
— Alex (@AlexF1878) June 9, 2020
Worst Manager in my 36 years…Worst than Walker Smith Koeman
— Huggie👀 (@Piaggiolad) June 9, 2020
Wasted on iwobi that should have been spent on a centre half .
— DanRowley usm mr Everton 2015 (@rowleydan) June 9, 2020
Agree. With the best will in the world, I've no idea what he"s talking about.
To user a tired old cliche the better you are the luckier you are & Silva was very unlucky.
Some of the defending was beyond awful.
— colinsmith50 (@colinsmith50) June 9, 2020
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