By Laura O'Leary

26th Nov, 2017 | 5:05pm

Gary Lineker delivers damning verdict on Everton after Southampton loss

Gary Lineker has referred to Everton as a “shambles” urging them to change their situation sharpish as it’s “sad” to witness.

The Match of the Day host posted a tweet following the Toffees’ 4-1 loss to Southampton to share his view on the current state of the club.

The heavy defeat courtesy of Southampton came three days after the Toffees were hammered 5-1 by Atalanta in the Europa League.

Everton are currently under the temporary care of David Unsworth, who has overseen seven games, since Ronald Koeman was sacked as manager on October 23.

The caretaker boss has only won one of his games, a 3-2 victory over Watford, seeing his side concede 20 goals across those games.

The 44-year-old is set to be relieved of his duties soon with Farhad Moshiri revealing on Friday that the club were “close” to appointing a new manager.

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Moshiri admitted he had a three man shortlist and Unsworth is not expected to be one of those men; having not known about the announcement ahead of time.

After the Southampton defeat, Everton have 12 points from 13 games, making them only two points clear of the relegation zone.

The Toffees’ next game is crucial, as it’s against West Ham, who are situated just inside the relegation places.

In other Everton news, Toffees fans have reacted on Twitter to Farhad Moshiri’s reported new number one choice to take over at Goodison Park.

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