Tony Cascarino gives verdict on Sandro Ramirez and Nikola Vlasic

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Everton signed Sandro Ramirez and Nikola Vlasic in the summer transfer window.

Sandro Ramirez of Everton during a pre-season friendly match between Everton and Sevilla at Goodison Park on August 6, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Former Celtic and Aston Villa striker Tony Cascarino has written in The Times that Everton summer signing Sandro Ramirez has looked average so far this season.

Ramirez joined Premier League club Everton from Spanish side Malaga in the summer transfer window.

As reported by The Times, the Toffees had to pay £5 million as transfer fees in order to secure the services of the 22-year-old forward.

The former Barcelona forward has struggled to make an impact at Goodison Park - he has not scored a single goal or provided one assist in 217 minutes of Premier League football so far this campaign.

Nikola Vlasic of Everton in action during the Premier League match between Everton and Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park on September 9, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Former Chelsea striker Cascarino has stated that Ramirez has been average for Everton.

The former Republic of Ireland international has also give his verdict on another Everton summer signing Nikola Vlasic.

The 20-year-old attacking midfielder moved to the Toffees in the summer transfer window from Hadjuk Split for a fee reported by The Times to be worth £9m.

Sandro Ramirez of Everton goes down holding his leg during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on August 27, 2017 in London, England.

Cascarino wrote about Ramirez in The Times while giving him 4 out of 10: “It was always going to be hard trying to replace Romelu Lukaku’s goals but Sandro has looked average and has not done enough to be given a long spell in the side. Dominic Calvert-Lewin has replaced him in the pecking order.”

“Only 20, so we can’t be too critical but I’ve seen him give the ball away so often,” Cascarino wrote about Vlasic in The Times while giving him 5 out of 10. “He has not produced any real moments of magic so I just hope that his confidence doesn’t suffer.”

Regarding a replacement for Ronald Koeman at Everton, Cascarino said on the Weekend Sports Breakfast show on talkSPORT on Sunday morning (08:24am, October 22, 2017): “If I was looking at a manager’s job today and looking at the way Everton play, I would want to change their direction.

“I think they need to be a little bit more adventurous, a little bit more pace and energy in their team. I think Silva at Watford would be a great candidate for Everton.”

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