MX23RW : Wednesday, January 16 21:06:58

Marco Silva: 'I want to make Everton fans proud of club'

Silva: 'I want to make Everton fans proud'
© Reuters
Everton manager Marco Silva admits that he is excited about the challenge he faces at his new club and is eager to make Toffees fans proud.

Marco Silva has vowed to do all he can to make Everton fans "proud in what they are seeing every day".

The Portuguese was appointed as Toffees boss in May after he was sacked by Watford in January.

Everton endured a tricky season last time out, initially struggling but ultimately finishing eighth in the Premier League table amid heavy fan criticism of former boss Sam Allardyce and the club board.

Silva has expressed his excitement at taking the reins at Goodison Park and has stressed that he and his backroom staff are doing all they can to improve the squad.

"First of all I am excited because it is the next challenge," Silva told Sky Sports News. "It is the present and for me always in football if the most important is what we are doing now in the present.

"It is a big challenge, big club, I am really excited to be here and proud as well for me and my staff to be working here. What we want is to make our fans proud in what they are seeing every day. I know what they want, the expectations are really high, it is normal.

"At a big club like Everton that is normal. We must do everything we can to prepare well our squad. In terms of day by day, every day in work and after trying to attack the market at the right times as well to improve our squad. This will get ourselves more competitive. I know what our fans expect and we need to do everything to get ourselves back."

Everton are believed to be on the verge of signing Richarlison from Silva's former club.


Click here for more stories about Marco Silva

Click here for more stories about Everton

Share this article now:
Richarlison in action for Watford on December 9, 2017
Read Next:
Allardyce warns Silva over Richarlison deal
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool22183150104057
2Manchester CityMan City22172359174253
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs22160646222448
4Chelsea22145340172347
5Arsenal22125546321441
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd22125544321241
7Watford229583232032
8Leicester CityLeicester229492625131
9West Ham UnitedWest Ham229493032-231
10Everton228683331230
11Wolverhampton WanderersWolves228592328-529
12Bournemouth2283113142-1127
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2275102430-626
14Crystal Palace2264122028-822
15Burnley2263132343-2021
16Southampton2247112339-1619
17Cardiff CityCardiff2254131941-2219
18Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2246121631-1518
19Fulham2235142049-2914
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2225151337-2411

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account