Swansea City manager Garry Monk has told the club’s official site that he is confident that he’ll see a reaction from his side on Saturday against Everton following last weekend’s first defeat at Watford.
Having come on as a ninth-minute substitute for the injured Muhamed Besic, Naismith headed Everton into a 17th-minute lead at Goodison Park and quickly followed up by scoring his second with a low drive from outside the area.
Even before kick-off Mourinho had walked out of an interview with BT Sport when asked about John Stones, the Everton defender he failed to sign. Normally, losing a starter less than ten minutes into the game is a bad thing.
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Everton manager Roberto Martinez played Stones against his old club despite the transfer hype but the way in which the Toffees were made to struggle by third-tier Barnsley at Oakwell is unlikely to strengthen his resolve to stay with the Toffees.
Chelsea have already had three bids rejected for Stones, worth a reported £20m, £26m and £30m, with Everton insistent that he isn’t for sale. Mourinho said that Stones would represent the Blues both as a long-term asset and a player who could play straight into the...