Some Everton fans want Mikel Arteta to replace Marco Silva

Everton's Spanish midfielder Mikel Arteta celebrates scoring against Sunderland during an English FA Premier League football match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England, on November...

Everton boss Marco Silva is coming under increasing pressure, with the Toffees making a poor start to the season.

Everton's Spanish midfielder Mikel Arteta celebrates scoring against Sunderland during an English FA Premier League football match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England, on November...

Some Everton fans have called for Mikel Arteta to be given the job over Marco Silva.

Everton boss Silva has come under increasing pressure, after what has been an underwhelming start to the season.

The Toffees went into the campaign with hopes of breaking into the top six, after what was another big spending summer.

 

However, Everton have been in poor form so far this season and were beaten 2-0 by Sheffield United in front of their own fans on Saturday.

Everton are now sat in 14th place in the Premier League table, and if they don’t improve in the coming weeks then Silva is in danger of being the first top flight boss to lose his job this season.

If Silva does go then there is now a growing clamour for Arteta to be given a chance.

The Spaniard was a hugely popular midfielder during his playing days at Everton and he has developed a reputation as a very exciting potential manager.

Arteta is currently at Manchester City, where he is working as part of Pep Guardiola’s backroom team.

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