Many Everton fans have been left fuming over a transfer revelation involving Tino Livramento and Denzel Dumfries.
As per The Athletic, both Rafa Benitez and Marcel Brands found it difficult to agree over transfer targets, with the recruitment team suggesting that they should sign Denzel Dumfries and Tino Livramento.
Should Everton have signed Dumfries?
However, Benitez wanted to bring in a more experienced option at right-back, so ended up not signing one at all.
Dumfries is pretty experienced at 25 years of age though, and the fact that Seamus Coleman is 33 suggests that they should have signed someone much younger.
Nonetheless, both Dumfries and Livramento would have offered the Goodison Park faithful much more of an attacking threat than the Republic of Ireland international, given that they have more recorded goals and assists, and have averaged more shots and key passes and a higher pass success rate so far this season (WhoScored).
Everton fans on transfer revelation
These supporters of the Merseyside club fumed as the transfer revelation was shared on Twitter, with one Toffee even going as far as to claim that it was ’embarrassing’:
“Absolute embarrassment of a manager.”
“We’re in trouble”
“Rafa Benitez wanted to bring in a more experienced option, so decided not to bring in a right-back at all. Benitez out.”
“Livramento…well that’s my day ruined”
“We are a laughing stock”
“Embarrassing, the FA Youth Cup game vs Chelsea was enough to show Livramento could make it at the top”
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