Jamie Carragher pinpoints Everton’s biggest problem

Jamie Carragher says that Everton need a new stadium to establish themselves as a big club in the Premier League.

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has written in The Daily Mail that Everton need a new stadium.

The former Liverpool defender believes that for Everton to establish themselves as a big club in the Premier League, they need to move away from Goodison Park.

“When you consider the net spend of some clubs who can’t hold a candle to Everton’s history or fanbase, it is about time something changed,” Carragher has written in The Daily Mail.

“Goodison Park is the biggest problem. Everton need a new stadium and if they can address that, they can be seen as a big team again.

“They have not won a trophy for 20 years; back then they were the fourth most successful club in English football. Their fans deserve that level of investment to give them hope for the future.”

Everton are an established Premier League team and regularly finish in the top half of the table.

The Toffees are a stable club, but they are more or less an also-ran in the top flight of English football.

Goodison Park has been Everton’s home since 1892 and can hold almost 40,000 spectators.

The Merseyside outfit are 10th in the Premier League table at the moment with 23 points from 17 matches.

Roberto Martinez’s side are just six points behind fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur and are still in the running for a Champions League place.

Everton will take on Newcastle United away from home at St. James’ Park in the Premier League on Boxing Day.

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