Can Marco Silva Get Best Out Of Everton Team?

After a slow start, Everton have been extremely busy towards the end of the recent transfer window.

Today as the window slammed shut, The Toffees managed to bring in Brazilian international Bernard, Colombian World Cup hero Yerry Mina and Portuguese midfielder Andre Gomes. The final two transfers have arrived from the mighty Barcelona (Mina on a permanent deal and Gomes on a season long loan).

Highly rated French centre-back Kurt Zouma could also be set for a loan move, it’s still to be ratified by The FA.

New Everton manager Marco Silva also managed to bring in Richarlison and Lucas Digne during the summer months. These are all names that will have the Evertonians happy as they head to bed tonight.

The Portuguese gaffer will be hoping that he has assembled a talent pool that can entertain the Goodison crowd as well as having them challenging higher up the table and maybe even go for a trophy.

As well as the exciting new recruits, Silva also has some very talented youngsters that can hopefully help the Merseyside club as they try and meet some ambitious targets in the next season.

Jordan Pickford was terrific in goal for England at the World Cup and that experience should stand him in good stead for years to come.

The Toffees also have a good core of younger outfield players that can excite the home support.

Tom Davies, Ademola Lookman, Jonjoe Kenny, Mason Holgate and Dominic Calvert-Lewin have all produced performances that have had the Goodison crowd purring at times.

These are potential stars in the making and they’ll be hoping that Silva exposes them to more first-team opportunities next term.

Everton also have plenty of experienced Bluenoses like Leighton Baines, Seamus Coleman and Phil Jagielka who know what it means to play for the Merseyside club. Even if these veterans don’t play every week, just having them in the dressing room could be vital for the new Toffees boss.

Now that Wayne Rooney has departed his boyhood heroes (again), more will be expected from last summer’s major signing Gylfi Sigurdsson. The former Swansea City man is a proven match winner in the Premier League but he hasn’t shown that enough so far in his Everton career. That could change if he plays in the hole for Silva.

It will be interesting to see where the goals will come from in the up and coming campaign.

Cenk Tosun did impress in his first six months at the club. Since his arrival in January, the Turkish striker managed to grab five league goals in fourteen appearances. It will be hoped that he’ll kick on this term and show even more as he has now had a preseason with his teammates.

English forward Theo Walcott has a great amount of pace but he’s never had a truly prolific season in England’s top flight and he’s still prone to injury.

Sandro Ramirez has returned from his loan, yet the Spaniard struggle at Sevilla.┬áSo I’m not sure he’ll be the answer for Silva.

Oumar Niasse is a forward that has worked with the coach before. He bagged eight strikes last season but if I’m being honest he’s a striker that seems to score as if by mistake more than by his own skill.

Youngster Lookman could be one that chips in with more goals. He too, went out on loan during the second half of last season and he impressed in the Bundesliga with RB Leipzig, scoring and assisting four times in eleven league outings. So much so that the Germans wanted to keep him in a permanent deal, which was flatly refused by Everton.

It will be interesting to follow Everton in the next twelve months and see what progress Marco Silva can have on the team. He needs to find his preferred first eleven, have them playing attractive football and score enough goals to get more victories and have the team challenging for a Europa League place (at the very least).

It certainly looks like it will be a huge year ahead for Everton, how good it will be remains to be the unanswered question?

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