Everton fans are far from happy with the progress of former player Mohamed-Ali Cho, now of Angers, as detailed in an article by Patrick Boyland.
In recent years, Everton have often relied on imports rather than academy players, especially with the money brought in by Farhad Moshiri. Tom Davies is an example of a player who has worked his way through the ranks, but he is the anomaly at the moment rather than the rule.
Cho was formerly on the books of the Toffees, but has was allowed to leave at the age of just 16, moving to Ligue 1 side Angers.
He is now just 17, but has already managed to make 27 appearances for his new side, scoring once (Transfermarkt). Boyland has now written an article about his rise (The Athletic), which has infuriated the Everton supporters, who have criticised the club’s ability to blood academy starlets into the first team under David Unsworth.
Should Everton have kept Cho?
The piece was shared on Twitter by Boyland himself, and it attracted plenty of attention from the supporters. They took to the social media platform to share their thoughts.
Let’s see what the fans had to say about the Boyland piece below
“David Unsworth needs escorting out of Finch Farm as soon as possible”
“Our youth academy produce so many good players that never get a chance to show what they can do. So poor on so many levels that we allow talent to leave for nothing all the time”
“Excellent piece, Paddy. The number of youngsters we’ve had high expectations for since 2000 and failed (multiple reasons) to find a pathway into the first team must now be in double figures? Let’s hope Small is the final prospect to leave in this manner. Lessons must be learned!”
“It seems to me that there isn’t much attraction in staying at everton. Needs a major overhaul of our academy set up. We don’t NEED to employ ex players for a start”
“Unsworth doing a fine job.”
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