Frank Lampard might be heading for his first huge Everton catastrophe within the coming months, and we’re not speaking in regards to the quick risk of relegation.
It’s no secret that the Toffees have had a horrendous season, and even remaining within the Premier League for subsequent yr certainly gained’t appease the followers as pressing change is required on the pitch to get them again to the place they belong.
Will Everton be relegated?
With Lampard seeking to strengthen, the onus could be on him to focus extra on the gamers whose contracts are as a consequence of expire, with Yerry Mina being the apparent option to tie all the way down to a long-term deal.
The £18m-rated centre again has solely performed 12 occasions within the league this season, however Everton have misplaced simply 4 of these matches, in comparison with the opposite 15 defeats with out his presence within the staff.
The Colombian has had his injury problems, however each time he has featured, he has largely been glorious, with former Toffees participant Don Hutchison describing him as a “rock” towards Chelsea within the 1-0 victory final weekend.
Over his 12 league matches this season, Mina is within the 90th percentile for each blocks (2.20 per 90) and aerials gained (3.95) amongst positional friends in Europe’s prime 5 leagues, exhibiting simply how a lot of an asset he has been throughout his restricted game-time within the present marketing campaign.
His efficiency towards Chelsea gathered additional reward from journalist Patrick Boyland, who claimed that Mina was “a joy to behold”, and Lampard ought to be placing plans in movement to maintain the Colombian on the membership on a long-term deal.
This might, after all, rely upon Everton’s Premier League standing subsequent season. Mina ought to be enjoying at a better degree, and relegation to the Championship may imply the tip for the 27-year-old as an Everton participant.
AND in different information, Lampard should brutally axe “clumsy” £120k-p/w Everton dud, he’s bleeding them dry