(Reuters) – Securing a top-four end within the Premier League this season can be a dream for Everton, the Merseyside membership’s supervisor Carlo Ancelotti stated.
Everton are seventh on the desk with 43 factors after 25 video games, two factors beneath fourth-placed West Ham United who’ve performed a sport extra, after Monday’s 1-0 residence win in opposition to Southampton.
A win over second-from-bottom West Bromwich Albion on Thursday would transfer Everton into fourth forward of Liverpool and Chelsea, who play one another later the identical night.
“It is going to be a dream to be within the high 4 on the finish of the season,” Ancelotti stated after Richarlison’s aim secured their first league victory at residence since Dec. 19.
“We have now to place all our effort into the sport on Thursday to attempt to be there, it’s a actual chance. It does not matter how lengthy we may be there, however simply to see how we really feel if we’re there.
“There will likely be a giant struggle till the top of the season and we have now to be happy we will struggle for that place.
“Nevertheless it does not change our goal, which is to be in Europe subsequent season.”
(Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru; Modifying by Muralikumar Anantharaman)