The recalled Demarai Gray was hugely influential as Leicester City won 2-0 in Claude Puel’s first game as manager. This leaves Everton in the Premier League’s relegation zone.
Antonio Rudiger’s header and Willian’s stunning stoppage-time strike secured Chelsea a place in the EFL Cup quarter-finals as David Unsworth’s first game in temporary charge of Everton ended in a 2-1 defeat.
Manchester United great Ryan Giggs has declared his interest in the Premier League managerial vacancies at Everton and Leicester City.
Everton have sacked manager Ronald Koeman after the Toffees’ 5-2 loss at home to Arsenal in a Premier League encounter on Sunday.
Ronald Koeman was left on the brink after 10-man Everton capitulated and conceded four second-half goals as Arsenal came from behind to dish out a 5-2 thrashing on Sunday.
Everton managed to secure a desperately late 1-1 draw thanks to a Wayne Rooney penalty at Brighton and Hove Albion, but their display was poor.
Ronald Koeman is under increasing pressure after Everton slumped to a narrow 1-0 defeat against Burnley at Goodison Park on Sunday.
Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal were all kept apart in the EFL Cup fourth-round draw.
Ronald Koeman was baffled by Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho’s claim that Everton should be targeting the top four after spending £140-million, insisting his new players are allowed time to adapt.
Everton striker Wayne Rooney has been given a two-year driving ban and a 12-month community order after admitting a charge of drink-driving.