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Monday’s Toffee Bites: Put an end to the Big Sam madness

In today’s links: Everton continue pursuing Moussa Marega, Rog Bennett loves the Toffees and Seamus was happy to be a Blue.

Stoke City v Everton - Premier League Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images

It feels safe to say that Sam Allardyce will not be Everton’s manager by the start of next season. It’s not that Everton are losing, or even how they are losing. But this club is spinning its wheels with Big Sam at the helm. He’s fine. The Toffees will not get relegated as long as Allardyce is in charge. He knows how to keep a team in the Premier League, but that is his ceiling. There is certainly a market for a coach like that. But Everton should at least try to be better than that. Is Paulo Fonseca the answer? You can’t be sure until he gets the job, but it’s worth a shot.

In case you missed it

Manchester City 3-1 Everton: Ugly
Rather predictably, Everton hosted Manchester City Saturday and were summarily dismissed by a 3-1 score.

WATCH: Yannick Bolasie scores for Everton against Man City
Well, it’s one goal, at least.

Allardyce deluded if he believes one chance made the difference
Manager’s comments after Everton played off the park by Man City.

Monday’s Toffee Bites

Everton Consider Move for Paulo Fonseca, Ukraine Side Prepare New Contract - SI.com
Everton are considering an attempt to lure Shakhtar Donetsk manager Paulo Fonseca to Goodison Park, but may be put off by Portuguese boss' financial demands.

Everton eyeing move for £35million Porto star Moussa Marega - Mirror Online
Marega fancies a move to England but Porto would be determined to drive a hard bargain before selling.

Sam Allardyce a parody of himself as pathetic Everton outclassed by City - ESPN
Sam Allardyce has become a parody of himself and the only positive for Everton fans is that the Premier League season will soon be over.

Men In Blazers' Bennett On Why He Loves The Blues - EvertonFC.com
As part of our 2018/19 Season Ticket campaign ‘home’, Everton's website has been asking fans for their favourite memories of Goodison Park.

THE EVERTON SHOW: SEASON 3, EPISODE 31 - LEIGHTON BAINES - YouTube
Leighton Baines joins Everton's YouTube channel at USM Finch Farm to discuss his recent return from injury, why it was vitally important to enter the latest international break on the back of two successive wins, and Saturday’s visit of Premier League leaders Manchester City.

What and How to Watch

La Liga: Getafe vs Real Betis, 3 p.m. ET, beIN Sports
Championship: Preston North End vs Derby County, 7:45 p.m. ET, ESPN2
Nottingham Forest vs Barnsley, 10 a.m. ET, ESPN3
Sheffield United vs Cardiff City, 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN3
League One: Portsmouth vs Wigan Athletic, 12:30 p.m. ET, ESPN3
MLB: Rays at Yankees, 1:05 p.m. ET, ESPN
Cubs at Reds, 4:10 p.m. ET, MLBN
Orioles at Astros, 7:10 p.m. ET, ESPN
Indians at Angels, 10:07 p.m. ET, ESPN2
NCAA Men’s Basketball Final: Michigan vs Villanova, 9:20 p.m. ET, TBS

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