Everton fans on Twitter aren't exactly enthused by a recent report about Ashley Williams.
The linked-away Wales international has been touted to leave Merseyside this summer after a difficult 2017-18 campaign in which he struggled for form and regular football.
The Guardian reported last week that Stoke City were keen, but could Williams wind up staying at Everton?
The report claims that Williams might see out the final year of his contract at Goodison Park instead of leaving - a twist that has Everton fans unhappy.
Here is how some reacted on Twitter:
God ! Please No !!!— Rather B hated 4 who I am,Than loved 4 who I'm not (@leslie894437) July 5, 2018
Hopefully not. He’s past it!....— Aide Dews (@AidyDews) July 5, 2018
Shouldn't be anywhere near the club. Legs gone, heart isn't in it and he isn't worth the wages. Let him go for nothing.— EvertonViking (@EvertonViking) July 5, 2018
Needs to make a huge improvement in his performances to even be considered for the first team.— Tony Soprano (@mafia_bosses) July 5, 2018
Got to try and force him out, don’t take him on pre season tour and hope the penny sinks, clubs who want him not going to be paying £75k a week.— Neil (@spuddy1878) July 5, 2018
What to make the tea?— James Houghton (@jamesh5500) July 5, 2018
Disgrace to the shirt— Ben (@rabbiere) July 5, 2018
Fans of the Goodison Park side are probably right to be worried. As proven last year, Williams is probably past his best in terms of being a Premier League defender, so ideally a club as ambitious as Everton really need to find a way to remove him from their books.
They won't recoup their £12 million fee, but they will free up around £75,000 per week [Silly Season] in wages.
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