Rodney Marsh puts Everton in the same bracket as Leeds

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Rodney Marsh says that Everton, Leeds United, Newcastle United and Aston Villa are a shambles.

Former Queens Park Rangers and Manchester City forward Rodney Marsh has suggested on social networking site Twitter that Everton are a shambles.

Interestingly, Marsh has included Everton in the same bracket as Leeds United, Newcastle United and Aston Villa.

While one can understand why Marsh - or anyone else for that matter - would consider Leeds, Newcastle and Villa as shambles, it is hard to see how Everton fall into that category.

Leeds are an also-ran in the Championship at the moment and have not featured in the Premier League since 2004.

Newcastle and Villa are in the Premier League relegation zone at the moment, and could get relegated at the end of the season.

Everton are doing much better than the aforementioned three clubs and could finish in the top half of the Premier League this season.

True, under manager Roberto Martinez, the Toffees have not progressed as fans would have wanted their team to, but they are in a much better shape than Leeds, Newcastle and Villa are.

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