Seamus Coleman urges Everton to be patient with Marco Silva
By Lyall Thomas
Last Updated: 08/03/19 7:34am
Seamus Coleman has urged Everton's owners to remain patient with manager Marco Silva.
Owner Farhad Moshiri recently pledged his support to Silva despite a difficult first season in charge, with his side currently 10th in the Premier League despite almost £90million of investment in players.
After Everton held title-chasing Liverpool to a goalless draw on Sunday, Coleman told Sky Sports News he thinks managers shoulder too much of the blame for a team's problems.
"It's one of the things I don't like about modern day football; it always seems to go on the manager's toes and us players seem to get away with murder a little bit," Coleman said.
"I think there is a lot of emphasis on teams doing badly. It's something that I don't agree with. I think managers need time and the manager here is working very hard.
"It's not going to happen overnight or one season. He needs to get his own players in, implement his own style of play. That goes for all around the league. I think owners need to be a bit more patient."
Everton face Newcastle next as they look to finish the season strongly and try to finish as close to the top-six clubs as they can - and Coleman insists his team need to be more consistent.
"That's been our downfall all season. We've had one good performance, one good result, and then not so much the next week," he said. "That's something we need to build on and try and win the game next week."