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Tuesday’s Toffee Bites: Davy Klaassen isn’t aggressive enough for the Premier League

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In today’s news: Evertonians on loan, the new kit and Allardyce on the Blues away.

Everton v AFC Bournemouth - Premier League Photo by Mark Robinson/Getty Images

Everton signed a ton of players last some summer. While they haven’t all lived up to their price tag, it feels fair to say that Davy Klaassen has been the biggest disappointment given his price tag and previous experience. Now, even the manager that brought him to England is dogging the midfielder.

Is Klaassen too soft for this league? Sure, maybe when he first got here, but surely the man had to adapt at some point in training or elsewhere. The season is nearly over and the Dutch playmaker has barely featured. There must be something else lacking beyond an inability to get used to tough tackles.

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Tuesday’s Toffee Bites

The Premier League was too big a step for Everton FC signing - Daily Post
Ronald Koeman's admission over Davy Klaassen.

Everton's kit will be last one as part of current deal with Umbro - Liverpool Echo
Everton and Umbro signed a multi-year contract that runs out next season.

Loan Round-Up: Besic Leads Boro To Play-Off Spot - EvertonFC.com
Midfielder Mo Besic starred as Middlesbrough side secured their place in this year’s Championship play-offs with a 2-0 win over fellow promotion-chasers Millwall.

Boss On Importance Of Improved Away Form - EvertonFC.com
Sam Allardyce believes confidence is growing in his squad as Everton continue to improve both home and away.

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