In their latest week of crisis, Everton looked for a successor to Frank Lampard and settled on Sean Dyche. They made this decision after Marcelo Bielsa had said he would not be prepared to take over until the summer. Bielsa, it was reported, had instead proposed that in the meantime he would start working with the Everton U-21s and Academy immediately along with eight backroom staff who would supervise the first team. His proposal was described by one newspaper as ‘Bonkers’, which makes it even more surprising that Everton didn’t go for it. This, after all, is a club which…
Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard on the touchline during a Premier League match at Villa Park in August, 2022.