Here at the Tavern, the Everton fans have been despondent after an inconsistent and disappointing season that promised so much after the flurry of transfer activity in the summer, it set the Toffees up to mount a serious challenge on the top six.
After a woeful start to the season, Ronald Koeman was shown the door and Sam Allardyce was brought out of retirement to enter the managerial office at Goodison Park. Despite currently sitting ninth in the table with ‘Big Sam’ steering the team clear of any calamitous relegation, there have been echoes of discontent from the terraces at the playing style of the Merseyside club.
An exit in the Europa League group stage, as well as early cup exits, left Everton just playing for pride since early January in a less than thrilling season. With the likes of Gylfi Sigurdsson, Wayne Rooney, Yannick Bolasie and Theo Walcott they should undoubtedly be outperforming the likes of Leicester and Burnley both of who sit above them in the table.
With Allardyce seemingly on his way out at the end of the season, we take a look at two managers who could bring back the exciting times on Merseyside….
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