Many Everton fans have been left reacting to some comments that have emerged from Rafa Benitez on Fabian Delph.
Speaking in his pre-game press conference ahead of their match away at Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon, the Spaniard said (via Toffee TV) with regards to the player: “He has the right mentality, the right attitude. I have to stop him in the training sessions because he’s pushing very hard.”
Should Everton cut their losses on Delph?
The comments came as a bit of a surprise to some members of the Goodison Park faithful, given that he has not really lived up to the £8.55m price tag that they paid City to sign him for, missing a lot of games through injury and only managing to make a mere 33 appearances in total over all competitions across the last three seasons, scoring no goals and making no assists (Transfermarkt).
As such, some supporters of the Merseyside club have previously called for him to be sold, and so the comments about his mentality and attitude in training have come as a shock.
Everton fans on Delph comments
These Toffees gave their reactions to the comments as they were shared on Twitter:
“Are these the same training sessions where Iwobi is a world beater?”
“Lol, he’s just trolling us now”
“Is this because his contract is up in the summer?”
“That’s who’s injuring everyone then”
“He will have to be a one man hurricane THIS weekend. It’s the hope that…”
“Here we go”
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