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Everton boss Marco Silva has lower points per game tally than David Moyes, Roberto Martinez, Ronald Koeman and Sam Allardyce

Everton boss Marco Silva has lower points per game tally than David Moyes, Roberto Martinez, Ronald Koeman and Sam Allardyce

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Marco Silva has the lowest points per game ratio of any Everton manager since Walter Smith. The Toffees harboured hopes of a top six finish this season, but find themselves in the relegation zone after eight games, despite spending close to £100million on summer transfers. Getty Images - Getty Everton are growing impatient with Marco Silva Silva is under increasing pressure after overseeing four successive Premier League defeats, with the most recent loss at Burnley on Saturday. The coach’s points per game (1.33) is less than his unpopular predecessor Sam Allardyce (1.42) and the lowest since Smith (1.15), who was in charge for fours years between 1998 and 2002. Worst Everton managerial points per game ratios since Walter Smith
Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi hailed by Sam Allardyce after excellent start to the season

Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi hailed by Sam Allardyce after excellent start to the season

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Arsenal have been praised for identifying the ‘very, very impressive’ Matteo Guendouzi and signing the midfield starlet last summer. Guendouzi was unknown outside of France – and hardly known about even in his homeland – when the Gunners bought him from Lorient 15 months ago. Signed for around £7million, there were high hopes for Guendouzi, but no one expected him to make such an immediate an impact in English football. Getty Images - Getty Big things are expected of talented youngster Guendouzi He impressed on his Premier League debut last August despite Arsenal losing 2-0 to Man City, and ended up making 48 appearances in all competitions as the Gunners finished fifth and reached the Europa League final. The 20-year-old has continued his fine form
Sam Allardyce turns down Newcastle United approach to return as manager

Sam Allardyce turns down Newcastle United approach to return as manager

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Former England boss Sam Allardyce says he turned down the chance to return to Newcastle United as the club's manager.Allardyce was in charge of the Magpies from 2007 to 2008 and was considered as a replacement for Rafael Benitez, who left the club at the end of June.Benitez departed after his contract expired, saying the Premier League club "did not share his vision". "I was very flattered that I was considered but it's that thing - don't go back," Allardyce told Talksport."It never got to the type of talks people are suggesting but it wasn't for me. I politely said no."Sheffield Wednesday boss Steve Bruce is the latest name being considered by Newcastle owner Mike Ashley."I never got to talk...
Sam Allardyce EXCLUSIVE: Manchester United are ‘three years away’ from challenging at the top again

Sam Allardyce EXCLUSIVE: Manchester United are ‘three years away’ from challenging at the top again

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Sam Allardyce believes Mauricio Pochettino may be forced to walk out on Tottenham if chairman Daniel Levy refuses to let Manchester United speak with the coach about replacing Jose Mourinho. However, even with the Spurs manager at the helm, Big Sam has warned it may take THREE YEARS to get the Red Devils challenging for top titles again. Mauricio Pochettino is reportedly a top target for Manchester United Pochettino is said to be one of United’s top targets after announcing the departure of Mourinho as manager on Tuesday morning. Old Trafford legend Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been confirmed as caretaker manager until the end of the season, with the club aiming to appoint their next permanent boss in the summer – and Pochettino and Zinedine Zidane are...
Rooney wonder goal as Allardyce watches Everton thrash West Ham

Rooney wonder goal as Allardyce watches Everton thrash West Ham

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Wayne Rooney scored a stunning goal from his own half to complete a hat-trick as Everton thrashed West Ham in front of incoming manager Sam Allardyce.The Merseysiders moved up four places to 13th in the table as Allardyce watched from the Goodison directors' box alongside majority investor Farhad Moshiri.Hammers manager David Moyes, who saw midfielder Manuel Lanzini's penalty saved by Jordan Pickford, was left to rue a terrible first half from the Londoners at his former club.Rooney headed in the rebound after Joe Hart saved his penalty for the game's opener, and swept in his second 10 minutes later after good build-up from youngsters Jonjoe Kenny and Tom Davies.Defender Ashley Williams added the fourth late on, powering a header beyond Joe Hart from a corner.Everton had to withstand susta...