Everton fans in the Transfer Tavern have endured a torrid week following their side, with defeats against Tottenham and Atalanta leaving Ronald Koeman with much to think about over the coming days.
The Toffees were comprehensively beaten 3-0 by Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs last weekend to condemn them to a second consecutive Premier League loss, yet the Europa League on Thursday gave them an opportunity to rediscover some form after a testing few weeks.
Yet Koeman’s men produced a limp and lethargic display to lose 3-0 to Serie A outfit Atalanta, with three goals in the 18 minutes leading up to half time enough to see off the Merseyside club, and leave them in disarray ahead of their trip to Premier League table-toppers Manchester United on Sunday.
However, there has been some good news for our resident Evertonians this week, and that’s because the club are reportedly interested in Celtic right-back Anthony Ralston, who has been in the news this week after a fiery spat with Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar during their Champions League clash on Tuesday.
The 18-year-old has shot to prominence in the last few months and appears to be attracting interest from Koeman’s Everton, as the Toffees chief identifies reinforcements ahead of the reopening of the transfer window in January.
There’s little doubt that Ralston has quality and much potential, and here are THREE reasons why Everton must get a deal done for the defender in the New Year…
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