Ronald Koeman has taken quite the gamble leaving Southampton. Leaving a side that has been so successful, especially last year where he guided them to a 6th place finish and a place in the Europa League. However, the Toffees’ fans in the Football Transfer tavern aren’t worried about that, they just want to see who he is planning on bringing in during the window.
To leave therefore, to an Everton side that finished 11th, a side that needs some significant work to there first team, quite the risk. Even more so if Lukaku and John Stones decide to leave.
Toffees’ fans however, will be delighted to recruit a manager that achieved so much in his two years with The Saints, a man who filled Pochettino’s shoes after he left for Spurs, and even managed to progress the team further.
One thing he did at Southampton was create a stable squad and rebuilt a team which had so many departures. One thing that will certainly fill the fans on Merseyside with confidence. Especially with the loss of Howard in goal, and the potential to lose Stones in defence and Lukaku upfront, those at Goodison Park will very much feel like they have lost the spine of their team.
Everton will be keeping a keen eye on the Euro 2016 Semi-Finals this week to see if there is anyone who can ignite Koeman’s revolution.
Here’s three who might be on the Dutchman’s radar…
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