Tim Howard tweets after first Colorado Rapids training session, makes Everton reference

Everton's Tim Howard gestures to the fans at the end of the match

The American goalkeeper left Everton for a return to MLS this summer.

Everton's Tim Howard gestures to the fans at the end of the match

Everton face a summer of change.

The club have already swapped managers, with Ronald Koeman replacing Roberto Martinez at Goodison Park, whilst the likes of Romelu Lukaku and John Stones’ futures remain up in the air after a tumultuous season on Merseyside.

Tim Howard in action for USATim Howard in action for USA

There will also be a changing of the guard in goal as Tim Howard left the club this summer to head back to MLS with the Colorado Rapids.

Yesterday the American international goalkeeper trained with his new team for the first time since agreeing a move from Everton and tweeted regarding the occasion – clearly not forgetting his allegiance to Everton:

Howard remained a popular figure at Everton up until his exit, but his form had dipped in the months leading toward his exit.

That drop in performance level saw the goalie, who played 414 times for Everton, lose his place in the first-team to Spanish stopper Joel Robles.

Jamie Vardy gestures towards Everton's Joel Robles after scoring the third goal for Leicester from the penalty spotJamie Vardy gestures towards Everton's Joel Robles after scoring the third goal for Leicester from the penalty spot

Everton are now looking to bring in a new goalkeeper to take over the mantle of number one at the club as Koeman looks to usher in a new era of success.

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