– Sam Allardyce calls it quits at Everton after half a year in charge
– The former England boss took over from Ronald Koeman
– Everton finished eighth in the Premier League despite a poor start
Everton manger Sam Allardyce has left the club after six month in charge at the Merseyside.
The 63-year-old took over from Ronald Koeman after the Toffeess were rooted to 13th on the Premier League table.
The former England manager signed a contract until June, 2019, when he took over in November after Koeman recorded strings of poor result.
Everton, who were 13th in the Premier League when Allardyce arrived, finished the season in eighth.
The Goodison Park outfit had the return of Wayne Rooney back to the side after having a long spell with Manchester United.
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And also made a couple of big summer signings including Jordan Pickford, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Alex Sandro, Theo Walcott, Cenk Tosun, Henry Onyekuru, Davy Klaasen and a host of others.
Everton played in this season’s Europa League but were knocked of the group stage after just wining just one match in Group E which had Atalanta, Lyon and Apollon Limassol.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com reported earlier that Paris Saint-Germain had Thomas Tuchel after Unai Emery left at the end of the season.
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