IS THERE anybody at Everton who is just not on the brink?
Boss Frank Lampard is on the point of the sack.
Proprietor Farhad Moshiri is on the point of hiring a fifth supervisor in as a few years.
And the struggling Toffees followers are on the point of giving up hope they’ll keep away from relegation.
They’ve gone eight Premier League video games and not using a win — dropping six.
The newest — a 2-0 defeat away to fellow strugglers West Ham — leaves them joint backside, solely in nineteenth due to a slightly higher purpose distinction than Southampton.
Probably the most horrifying factor for Everton followers is that these in cost are each devoid of solutions.
There gave the impression to be a mini post-match competitors between Lampard, Moshiri and chairman Invoice Kenwright: Who may utter the obvious or ineffective phrase?
Lampard went with: “The solutions aren’t easy.”
Kenwright mentioned: “We’ve simply acquired to begin successful.”
Moshiri then admitted Lampard’s future is “not my decision” to make.
Everton supporters are fed as much as the again enamel with the ineptness that sees their membership free-falling in the direction of the Championship.
Don’t overlook, it is a membership that was final relegated in 1951.
The brand new £500million stadium could possibly be welcoming decrease league sides when it opens at Bramley Dock subsequent 12 months.
And the civil battle between the followers and board has seen dying threats, vandalism and Goodison sit-in protests.
Banners within the packed-out away finish on the London Stadium on Saturday summed all of it up, from “A board full of liars” to at least one that learn “To hell with Kenwright and Moshiri too”.
For as soon as, Moshiri had full sight of those, attending his first Everton recreation since October 2021.
It was an look that has thrown up extra questions than solutions.
GOODISON IN BAD WAY
Was he there to gaze over Lampard’s flailing aspect within the flesh earlier than making his determination on whether or not to swing the axe?
The irony is that as a result of their monetary restraints, it could be cheaper to not sack him.
However followers would argue the price of relegation could be far better.
And who would tackle this circus of a possible career-ending job anyway?
There are people who level to Sean Dyche, a person who is aware of a factor or two about survival.
He has made clear his desperation to show himself at a high membership after overachieving with Burnley, however Everton are barely in that class anymore.
Lampard has his critics however there aren’t many coaches who may do higher with this present squad.
Richarlison was by no means changed. Dominic Calvert-Lewin is harm susceptible. Seamus Coleman’s legs went years in the past.
And this motley crew are actually anticipated to carry out miracles of their subsequent two league video games in opposition to leaders Arsenal and Mersey foes Liverpool.
Lampard mentioned: “We are trying to rebuild. That doesn’t mean you start climbing the stairs straight away. It means you have to dig in.”
For now, he’s digging in his fingernails to maintain maintain of his job, as is the membership to their top-flight standing.