Lots of Everton fans have been left fuming as some news emerged on Niels Nkounkou.
As per the official website of the Goodison Park faithful, the Frenchman has signed for Standard Liege on loan for the rest of the 2021/22 season.
Should Nkounkou play for Everton?
Nkounkou has played in seven senior games in total over all competitions for the Merseyside club, including an appearance in the 2-1 away win at Huddersfield Town in the EFL Cup this campaign (Transfermarkt).
His departure means that Rafa Benitez now only has one senior left-back in his current squad at the moment in Lucas Digne, leaving them awfully short in that area if he were to get injured for a sustained period of time.
Thus, it seems a strange idea to let Nkounkou go without bringing in any cover.
Everton fans on Nkounkou exit
These Toffees fumed as the exit news was confirmed on Twitter, with one Blues supporter even going as far as to claim that it is ‘disgraceful’:
“No cover at left-back now… this makes no sense”
“As it stands, we are one injury away from disaster at the back. Gross negligence”
“Announce Brands contract termination”
“Who’s Digne’s replacement? What disgraceful planning!”
“Complete shambles club is run by amateurs”
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