'Get him gone', 'Abysmal': Some Everton fans are slating £18m Brands signing

Fans of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Goodison Park on September 1, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Everton somehow drew 2-2 with Newcastle United on Tuesday night.

Everton's French defender Lucas Digne (R) jumps a tackle from Newcastle United's English midfielder Isaac Hayden during the English Premier League football match between Everton and...

Everton had a comfortable win over Newcastle United in the palm of their hand on Tuesday night, but suffered a staggering late capitulation.

The Toffees were looking to get back to winning ways at home after drawing at West Ham United on Saturday, and looked to be on course for a win.

Moise Kean finally grabbed his first Everton goal to put the Toffees 1-0 up, latching onto Bernard's pass to slot past Martin Dubravka.

 

Lucas Digne then picked out Dominic Calvert-Lewin to turn his marker and fire into the corner of the net, seemingly killing the game off.

Yet in the 94th minute, Florian Lejeune buried an overhead kick to make it 2-1, and then converted from a goalmouth scramble just a minute later to rescue a point out of absolutely nothing.

Everton fans were left furious with the late collapse, and some turned their ire towards left back Digne, despite his key role in Calvert-Lewin's goal.

Lucas Digne of Everton battles for possession with Miguel Almiron of Newcastle United  during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Newcastle United at Goodison Park on January...

Digne decided to try and play out from the back rather than lump the ball forward late on, resulting in Lejeune's first goal, setting up the dramatic finale.

Fans took to Twitter to suggest that Digne – signed by Marcel Brands for £18million in 2018 – is a shadow of his former self, believing he was abysmal last night and has been for much of the season, urging Everton to 'get him gone', even wanting Leighton Baines to be given a chance.

Fans of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Goodison Park on September 1, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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