Coleman urges Everton to show top-four form

06 July 2020 22:33:02 GMTPlus10

Everton skipper Seamus Coleman is demanding that Everton show they have what it takes to compete for the Champions League spots.

The Toffees get a chance to show they have improved with Carlo Ancelotti at the helm when Everton head to Tottenham on Monday against a Spurs side that have had a major fall from grace since reaching the Champions League final last season.

"We need to go to Tottenham and expect to win, with the support and guidance of a top manager," said Republic of Ireland international Coleman, who arrived on Merseyside in 2009 and is still waiting for his first piece of silverware.

It's been a turbulent time for the Toffees in recent years with the right-back playing under Roberto Martinez, Ronald Koeman and Marco Silva, but they could have got the latest appointment spot on.

Ancelotti has managed the likes of Juventus, AC Milan, Chelsea, Paris St-Germain, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, is in a rare list of people who have won the European Cup as both a player and manager with his pedigree evident for all to see.

Everton have suffered only three league losses since Ancelotti arrived in December - and they were in difficult away games at Manchester City, Arsenal and Chelsea.

They have won their last two games against Norwich and Leicester and Coleman added: "I want us to be consistent. I want the club to be back challenging for Champions League places.

"Carlo Ancelotti has not put pen to paper on a contract to be with a mid-table team. He wants to be successful. If we’re not good enough I’m sure this manager will see it and bring his own players in."

Everton are 3.80 to win away at Tottenham, who are 1.95, with the draw 3.60.

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