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Ronald Koeman: Saying Everton need top-four finish is 'ridiculous'

Ronald Koeman: Saying Everton need top-four finish is 'ridiculous'
From ESPN - September 21, 2017

Everton manager Ronald Koeman has said suggestions his side should finish in the Premier League's top four are "ridiculous."

Last Sunday, Koeman called for realism after Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho said Everton, having spent over 140 million n the summer, "wants to at least secure a top-four position this season."

Koeman, whose side are 18th in the table, added that the sort of position he regarded as realistic was "the same as last season," when Everton came seventh.

Speaking ahead to Saturday's home clash with Bournemouth, he told a news conference: "I know what we are and I know the way to be successful.

"It's crazy to put a lot of pressure on the team by saying we need to finish in the top four. In my opinion, that's ridiculous.

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