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21st May, 2017 | 5:42pm

Koeman makes Everton transfer revelation, I am hopeful of signing these players this summer

By Matt Farr

Everton manager Ronald Koeman is hoping to sign players this summer who can add ‘productivity’ to the squad.

The Toffees chief said, as quoted by BBC chief sports reporter Phil McNulty on his personal Twitter account on Sunday that he was ‘really hopefully’ he could find the players to give his side more productivity.

It was also stated that the Dutchman has been highly critical of that particular aspect of the team this season, with Everton having often struggled to break down opposition defences.

Everton had finished the 2016-17 season with just two goals scored from the final five Premier League games, hinting at their lack of productivity in the final third.

Meanwhile, they had failed to score more than one goal during a single game in as many as 14 of their 38 league matches this term – eight of their remaining games saw Everton fail to score at all.

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Nevertheless, Koeman’s side achieved a seventh-placed finish in the Premier League this term, four places and 14 points better-off than under Roberto Martinez last season.

But their bid to bring Champions League football to Goodison Park will be postponed for at least another year, and Koeman will be dipping into the transfer market this summer to bring in players capable of fulfilling the dream.

In other Everton transfer news, a report has revealed Jose Mourinho is more determined than ever to sign this Everton star.

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