After recruiting seven first-team players already, Everton have set the bar this transfer window, and the resident Merseysiders in the Football Transfer Tavern are loving it.
Former Southampton right-back Cuco Martina is the latest to join Ronald Koeman’s side after the marquee addition of Wayne Rooney last week. Manchester United’s all-time record goal scorer has returned to where it all began after 13 years at Old Trafford.
The Englishman will be desperate to get Everton competing with the top six this season after finishing eight points adrift of sixth placed Manchester United last time out.
Romelu Lukaku has left the club after the Belgian completed his £75m move to Manchester United. The Toffees are now being linked with Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke, who is thought to be a like-for-like replacement for Lukaku who scored 24 times last season.
The bulking of their squad means a number of players will have their opportunities trimmed by Koeman.
A few of us in the Transfer Tavern reckon these 2 Everton players’ careers are well and truly going downhill…