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Seamus Coleman gives an insight on Marco Silva's philosophy

(EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Seamus Coleman during the Everton training session at USM Finch Farm on November 21, 2018 in Halewood, England.

Everton full-back Seamus Coleman says that Marco Silva's forward-thinking philosophy is the reason why the Toffees had such a good end to the season.

Seamus Coleman of Everton celebrates scoring his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Burnley FC at Goodison Park on May 03, 2019 in Liverpool, United...

Seamus Coleman has saluted Everton boss Marco Silva's philosophy and has revealed what the manager expects from him in an interview with the club's official website.

The Toffees did not have the best of starts in the Premier League, which saw them win just one of their first six games. However, Silva's style eventually went into effect as Everton had a phenomenal end to the campaign, losing just two of their last 11 games. 

Speaking about the manager's philosophy, Coleman explained what Silva expects from his full-backs in a game. 


"The manager wants his full-backs to get forward as much as possible. That's something he really wants, and you can see that on the other side [of the pitch] with the season that Lucas has had - he's chipped in with a lot of goals and assists," he said. 

Digne was clearly one of the signings of the season and he has had an incredible impact on Everton's campaign.

The Frenchman created more chances and delivered more crosses than any other defender in the Premier League and Silva deserves lots of credit for his performances. 

Seamus Coleman of Everton celebrates with team mates Lucas Digne and Bernard of Everton after scoring his team's second goal during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Burnley...

Coleman also credited his goal to the manager's philosophy and claimed that he and Digne often interchange their roles. 

He said "He doesn't maybe like us both going at the same time so for Lucas to shoot and for me to score [against Burnley] might have been a bit of a rare occasion, but he does encourage me to get forward as much as I can.”

Everton fans should be excited about the direction their club is going and Silva's brilliant style of play is sure to pay off next season. 

Everton manager Marco Silva watches on during the Premier League Cup Final match between Everton and Newcastle United at Goodison Park on May 08, 2019 in Liverpool, England.

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