With Everton currently struggling in the bottom-half of the Premier League table at the business end to the season, while having won just six games from their 26 played, midfielder James McCarthy understands why supporters are frustrated, but pleads for patience, reports Sky
The Toffees are currently 12th in the table, and have picked up just one league win in 2015. They scraped a draw at home to Leicester City after being 2-1 down in the final few minutes of the game, and they are eight points adrift of a top-half place, with only 12 games of the league campaign to go. Manager Roberto Martinez has found himself under pressure from some angry fans, and boos have been heard ringing around Goodison Park on many occasions.
As a result of such a disappointing season in Merseyside, Everton supporters are starting to lose their patience. Little has changed within the side from last season’s team that finished just outside of a Champions League place, and McCarthy has called for calm. He believes there’s still enough time for Everton to turn things around and to have a strong finish to the season.
“It was a very frustrating day. It has been a frustrating campaign, especially in the league. As a fan it’s no good watching it either. We want to get maximum points at home. The fans have come out in their numbers and we are trying to kick up this table. Every one of us knows that we need to address this. We know it is not good enough. I am sure we will bounce back,” he said.
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