Everton fans criticise David Unsworth after Nikola Vlasic's latest comments

Nikola Vlasic of Everton scores his sides second goal during the UEFA Europa League group E match between Everton FC and Apollon Limassol at Goodison Park on September 28, 2017 in...

Everton midfielder Nikola Vlasic has been dropped since David Unsworth took charge at Goodison Park.

Nikola Vlasic of Everton scores his sides second goal during the UEFA Europa League group E match between Everton FC and Apollon Limassol at Goodison Park on September 28, 2017 in...

Everton fans have criticised David Unsworth over his treatment of Nikola Vlasic.

Vlasic told 24 Sata earlier this week that Unsworth had dropped him from Everton’s team without explanation.

The attacking midfielder said: “It was good at the beginning when I came, but the coach changed.

“I haven’t talked to the new coach about why I’m not playing, it is about professionalism: you do not play, you do not play, you’re on the bench and that’s it, there is no story.”

And Everton fans are of the opinion that Vlasic did not deserve to be taken out of their first-team, as he was one of their brighter stars over the early part of the season.

Vlasic featured fairly prominently under Ronald Koeman, but he has not even been in a match day squad since Unsworth took temporary charge.

Vlasic’s exclusion has come as a shock, as he was one of the few positives for Everton over the early part of the campaign.

Nikola Vlasic of Everton and Stephen Ward of Burnley battle for possession during the Premier League match between Everton and Burnley at Goodison Park on October 1, 2017 in Liverpool,...

The Croatian looked lively, and seemed to have plenty to offer the Toffees, but Unsworth clearly feels he has better options in his squad.

Vlasic still may have hope for the near future at Goodison Park, as Everton are looking for a new manager.

The Toffees have still not made a permanent replacement for Ronald Koeman, with an appointment expected in the coming days.

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