Despite a strong start to the season, Simon Jordan feels Everton are “all over the place.”
As the transfer window closed on Tuesday, the Toffees had spent slightly under £2 million.
Everton’s transfer window came to a conclusion on Tuesday evening with a profit of £28 million thanks to the sale of Moise Kean, leaving commentators and fans alike unhappy of the club’s future.
The Toffees have been left behind in the market by their league rivals, having only spent £1.7 million on Salomon Rondon, Andros Townsend, Demarai Gray, and Asmir Begovic this summer.
After finishing in the top half of the table last season, it could be said that they have not lost any crucial players, save for the transfer of small winger Bernard.
However, with rivals near to them in the table – such as Leeds – signing Daniel James and West Ham bringing in former Toffees Kurt Zouma and Nikola Vlasic, questions have been raised about Everton’s long-term prospects.
In the past, the club has overspent, spending £80 million on players like Yannick Bolasie, Cenk Tosun, and Theo Walcott, for whom they have yet to earn a fee.
And talkSPORT’s Simon Jordan has slammed the Merseyside powers that be, stating the club is “all over the place.”
“It’s tough to maintain the case that Everton is a well-run club,” Jordan told talkSPORT.
“I adore Everton, and I adore Bill Kenwright, but you can’t claim to be a well-run club when you lose £139 million in the year ending 2019/20 before even releasing the results for 2020/21.
“If you lose that much in one season – which is 2019/20 – before you get into 20/21, when COVID will have a huge impact, then your losses will be considerable.
“You’re going to be in Financial Fair Play sanctioning territory, which could explain why they’re not buying any players, simply because they can’t.
“And if you look at their signings, you’d have to say that some of them aren’t the best on paper. They’re all over the place, in my opinion.”
Jordan is correct; this is Everton’s cheapest summer transfer window since 2011, when they spent nothing.
That was, however, when Kenwright was the owner and not when he was not. “Brinkwire News in Condensed Form.”