Former Liverpool centre-back Jamie Carragher has slammed Frank Lampard for signing Manchester United side Donny van de Beek on loan.
Carragher also insisted Everton made the right call to sack Lampard, the former Chelsea boss.
Everton announced the sacking of head coach Lampard on Monday night.
It comes after ten matches without a win, with Everton still 19th on the Premier League table.
Lampard was appointed last year to replace Rafa Benitez when Everton were 16 places and four points above the relegation zone.
The former England midfielder helped steer the Toffees to safety last season with one game remaining.
But after a disastrous campaign in 2022-2023 and two consecutive defeats in the Premier League against relegation rivals Southampton and West Ham United, Everton decided to sack the former Derby County coach.
“But I feel it was the right decision, I think Frank [Lampard] Carragher said on Sky Sports: “He got the job on the back of Rafa Benitez after he had the same kind of run.
“So if you go in and have a similar kind of run that the previous manager had, I don’t think you can have too many complaints.
And with Everton bottom [Premier League] The league is with Southampton at the moment, I don’t think Frank could have too many complaints.
“he [Frank Lampard] Didn’t spend a lot of money. They lost Richarlison, who was MVP last season.
They tried to replace him. [it was] It will always be difficult. But when you look at the attacking players I bring in.
Almost on his first day, he brought in Dele Alli and Donny van de Beek from Manchester United.
“They didn’t work, they weren’t really successful.”
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