The jury’s still out on Marco Silva at Everton, talkSPORT told

first_img Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion Guardiola-inspired tactics: Is this how Arsenal will line up under Arteta? SORRY The Merseyside outfit sit 11th in the Premier League table having won just two of their seven games so far, and although Silva has been praised for getting his team playing some excellent attacking football, they remain one of the poorest defensive sides in the division.Specific criticism has been aimed at Silva for his team’s inability to defend set-pieces – a criticism also levelled at him while Watford manager last season.Silva has not been helped by the continuing injury problems of two of his summer signings; neither Andre Gomes nor Yerry Mina have featured for Everton this season since their moves from Barcelona, as they respectively deal with a hamstring injury and a foot problem. predicted Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT REVEALED Everton have won just two league games this season with Silva struggling guide the team to consistent performances Everton fans are still undecided as to whether manager Marco Silva is the right man for the job, according to club hero Leon Osman.Silva, the Portuguese, was appointed Toffees boss earlier this year, but it’s not been an easy ride for him so far. The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 silverware How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings 2 changes Most read in Premier League Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? gameday cracker Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City revealed 2 latest tense England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won These issues have made fans more lenient towards Silva, knowing he is being hurt by things out of his control, but there are still issues he could solve but has failed to.And this is why, according to Everton hero Leon Osman, there has yet to be universal backing and support for Silva from the club’s supporters.“I think the jury’s still out, if I’m completely honest,” Osman told talkSPORT’s Weekend Sports Breakfast.“The attacking football we are seeing now is much, much better, and everyone is pleased with that. Everton secured Silva in the summer, months after their attempt to poach him from Watford resulted in the Hornets taking legal action against the Goodison Park club whoops “But we are still conceding sloppy goals, we are not convincing away from home, we’re conceding from set-pieces… so there are a lot of people still undecided.“But he’s only a short time into his reign and things don’t happen overnight.”last_img read more