Some Everton supporters have taken to social media site Twitter to plead with the Merseyside club to sign some players after it was confirmed that talented youngster Henry Onyekuru has joined Galatasaray on loan.
The club’s official website state that the 21-year-old forward will spend the 208/19 campaign on loan at the Turkish champions, having spent last season out on loan at Belgian side Anderlecht.
Onyekuru is the fourth senior player to depart Everton this summer either as a transfer or on loan, following Luke Garbutt who joined Oxford United on loan and sold duo Wayne Rooney and Ramiro Funes Mori.
As of yet, the Toffees haven’t made any new signings and with pre-season now underway and the start of the Premier League campaign just four weeks away, supporters are starting to get a little anxious.
Writing on Twitter, several Everton fans have pleaded with the club to make some signings.
Good for him. Wish him all the best. But we've had enough outgoings can we please for the love of God sign someone?!— Dossary (@M_S_Dossary) July 13, 2018
ANNOUNCE THE BARÇA BOYS.— R. (@exiledtoffee) July 13, 2018
Can’t wait to see this kid back in the PL soon with a WP. For those demanding signings, chill TFO! They’re having a good look at the squad and then make some decisions, we made those mistakes last year, throwing ridiculous amounts of cash about.— Daniel Wood (@DanielWood9578) July 13, 2018
now sign some ppl pls— Phil (@GungaPhil) July 13, 2018
Letting players leave, and not signing anyone. Lol— Jay Howard (@Jayhoward1878) July 13, 2018
Incomings laaaaads— Matt Vicary (@Vicaz22) July 13, 2018
ANNOUNCE MINA AND DIGNE— ⭕Christian (@SwaggyMSilva) July 13, 2018
Now please sign someone— DJSPARKY (@140samshadow) July 13, 2018
Newly-appointed manager Marco Silva will be keen to strengthen his Everton squad this summer, but it seems the Toffees are being patient in their approach and making sure they target the right sort of player.
Last summer the club made several mistakes in what looked like a scattergun approach to signings, spending way too much on ageing players and dishing out big wages with little short-term success.
This time around Everton will want to make sure they acquire players who can develop at Goodison Park into top-quality players, as that will be their best chance of breaking in to the Premier League’s top six.
Players such as Watford’s Abdoulaye Doucoure (RMC) and Barcelona duo Yerry Mina and Lucas Digne (The Telegraph) have been linked, but up until now the club’s fans are still waiting for their first signing.