Everton fans here in the Tavern are praying that their side can improve on this season, after making one of the worst starts in the club’s history under Ronald Koeman.
The Toffees have certainly enjoyed better seasons in the Premier League as the current campaign has been a struggle, with an early-season relegation scare haunting many of our local Evertonians. However, Sam Allardyce has redefined the Blues’ campaign as they remain on course for a top-half finish, with plenty of time to make improvements for next season.
Indeed, Everton welcomed Wayne Rooney back to Goodison Park in the summer months, and it’s certainly been worthwhile for the Toffees as the 32-year-old is into double figures for the campaign. And, the Blues will be desperate to pull off another piece of brilliance on the transfer front in the summer, as they’ll look to challenge for a European place next season.
Nevertheless, here’s a look at TWO players that can be as good as Wayne Rooney next season…