Despite recent concerns, it appears that Everton are not on the market for a replacement goalkeeper in this transfer window window.
In his latest press conference (relayed via @ToffeeTVEFC), Carlo Ancelotti has said that he has ‘total confidence’ in Jordan Pickford’s abilities. He has also ruled out the idea that the club are looking to bring in a new shot-stopper to put pressure on the England international’s place in the team.
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The update has come as a surprise for many Evertonians who have been eager to see Pickford either demoted or moved on. Last season, the 26-year-old conceded 56 Premier League goals and kept just nine clean sheets out of the 38 appearances he made for the Blues (via Transfermarkt).
Pickford also had a poor outing in Everton’s most recent match against Fleetwood Town, in which the former Sunderland man was directly at fault for both of the opposition’s goals.
After reading Ancelotti’s comments, a lot of Toffees fans aren’t happy. One has even marked them down as a ‘minus for Carlo’, whilst another has gone as far as tweeting ‘season over’ with Pickford in the net.
Read more replies from the Goodison faithful here:
If that's true then it's a minus for Carlo. Everyone and their mother can see that Pickfords a liability
— BLUE MAUL (@oppress_savage) September 25, 2020
New keeper on the way then.
— Shaun Mc (@Shaunmc40) September 25, 2020
— Ben 🃏 (@RichyNSNO) September 25, 2020
In a related story, with this decision
🚨 Ancelotti has also confirmed @Everton now have a 0% chance to qualify for europe this campaign
— T (@gonorth33) September 25, 2020
Hope it’s a smokescreen, Pickford is a massive weak link IMO!
— Manny F (@sharpconvo) September 25, 2020
— EFC.Cain (@efc_cain) September 25, 2020
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