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Ronald Koeman sacked

Ronald Koeman shouts orders during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Everton on September 17, 2017

Everton manager Ronald Koeman has been sacked following his side's 5-2 home defeat at the hands of Arsenal.

The Toffees spent almost £150m on summer signings but have won just two of their opening nine Premier League games to leave themselves in the relegation zone.

Everton have also picked up just one point from their opening three Europa League group games, leaving them struggling both domestically and abroad.

The heavy defeat to Arsenal at Goodison Park proved to be the final straw for the Everton board, who will now begin their search for a now manager.

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Everton manager Ronald Koeman watches on during his side's Europa League clash with Apollon Limassol at Goodison Park on September 28, 2017
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Ronald Koeman shouts orders during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Everton on September 17, 2017
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Ronald Koeman shouts orders during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Everton on September 17, 2017
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Everton manager Ronald Koeman watches on during his side's Europa League clash with Apollon Limassol at Goodison Park on September 28, 2017
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2Manchester CityMan City1613214593641
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs16120430161436
4Chelsea16104233132034
5Arsenal16104235201534
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd167542826226
7Everton156542117423
8Bournemouth167272526-123
9Leicester CityLeicester166462120122
10Wolverhampton WanderersWolves166461719-222
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham166372325-221
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton166371922-321
13Watford156271821-320
14Cardiff CityCardiff1642101530-1514
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle163491322-913
16Crystal Palace1633101323-1012
17Burnley1633101532-1712
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1624101027-1710
19Southampton161691330-179
20Fulham1623111640-249

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