Ronald Koeman’s reign as Everton manager ended on Monday after they suffered a 5-2 home defeat to Arsenal.
With talk of the top teams of the Premier League getting stronger and widening the gap from those further down the table, alarm bells must be ringing at Goodison Park. After a less than savoury start – placing Everton just three points above the dreaded relegation zone – Koeman’s future is under severe scrutiny.
Everton spent big this summer transfer window – armed with the cash freed up by the departure of Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United for a reported €84.7m, Ronald Koeman went all out to sign some of the most promising players on the market to reshape his squad.
Wayne Rooney has confirmed that he will retire from international football after turning down the opportunity to be part of the England squad in next month’s World Cup qualifiers. England manager Gareth Southgate had planned to involve the striker in the fixtures against Malta and Slovakia.
Everton opened their 2017/18 Premier League campaign with a 1-0 victory over Stoke City. at Goodison Park.
Ross Barkley has expressed his desire to leave Everton to manager Ronald Koeman. In an Everton press conference ahead of their Europa League qualification clash at Goodison Park against Ruzomberok, Koeman clarified the clubs ongoing situation with the player.