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Transfer Flashbacks: Ashley Williams

After eight years with Swansea City, Everton signed Wales international Ashley Williams on the 10th August 2016 in a deal that on the face of it, looked as though might be a shrewd piece of business from the Toffees. 

The 31-year-old signed a three-year deal with the Merseyside club and became then manager Ronald Koeman’s third signing of the summer, following the deals for Maarten Stekelenburg and Idrissa Gueye.

Crucially, Williams was brought in to fill the void left by the departure of John Stones. Following his arrival, a lot of the Everton fans were ecstatic to see him join the club but after two years at the club, it seems they might have been wrong to praise the signing so heavily…

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