Have we ever had a bigger waster at our club? Pound for pound the worst player we've had the misfortune to see in a Blue shirt. Him feigning injury in the derby allowing the Liverpool player to shoot unmarked when he should've been closing him down shows what a complete gutless wonder he is.
Getting sent home from training because of his stinking attitude. Getting sent off (many say deliberately) when we getting battered by Lyon in Europe plus half-arsed performance after half-arsed performance just about sums up his career here.
He just doesn't care and doesn't even hide it too. And we are paying this bloke a reported £120,000 a week for the 'pleasure'.
At this club, it's not even hard to get the fans onside. We can forgive lack of talent as long as you are prepared to sweat blood for the Blue shirt. Names like Denis Stracqualursi and Omar Niasse spring to mind in recent years.
As far as I'm concerned, Schneiderlin was finished at this club the moment he came on as sub against Palace a couple of years ago to a crescendo of booing, something I've never seen towards one of our own players in all the years I've been going to Goodison.
We should've dumped him years ago but after his pathetic 'efforts' at Anfield, he should never have the privilege of playing for our club again.
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1 Posted 08/01/2020 at 19:46:12
He's stealing a living and he knows it.
2 Posted 08/01/2020 at 19:59:13
The biggest mystery for me is why one manager after another keeps putting him on the pitch.
Hopefully Carlo has now learned what Koeman, Unsworth, The Great Fat Head and Silva never apparently did -- that's he's a shower drain in cleats.
3 Posted 08/01/2020 at 19:59:58
4 Posted 08/01/2020 at 20:02:36
5 Posted 08/01/2020 at 20:03:45
6 Posted 08/01/2020 at 20:12:50
He should never have been allowed back at the club after the training incident.
7 Posted 08/01/2020 at 21:40:14
Hopefully any cull of such players will see the start of a new era at EFC.
8 Posted 09/01/2020 at 00:41:05
Why does he keep playing? Because there is attributes there, and managers have big egos. Particularly, Carlo Ancelotti. And so they think they can fix what's wrong with him and bring out his strengths. Why else do these fundamentally flawed players like Mario Balotelli constantly find another new club when everything blows up in their face? Because there's always a manager who thinks he is the one who can fix him.
This and the fact that Morgan is on £100,000 to £120,000 per week, and we cannot sell him, and we cannot get him out on loan. Therefore, we cannot replace him. So when you lose Gbamin, Gomes and Delph is injured, you have no choice but to play Morgan Schneiderlin.
9 Posted 09/01/2020 at 15:32:39
10 Posted 09/01/2020 at 15:34:12
11 Posted 09/01/2020 at 15:41:46
12 Posted 09/01/2020 at 16:02:20
What you say and mentioned in the official post are interesting.
The aforementioned game against Palace I remember well. Allardyce was embroiled in his "I know best" battle with some of the fan base and arrogantly and needlessly brought on Schneiderlin with a few minutes remaining when we were 3 nil up.
I remember the booing and some said it was for the player but I felt it was for the substitution which was pointlessly defensive in a game we were bossing.
Funnily enough both player and coach were made to look silly as we conceded late on. There was a perfect example of a coach having the arrogance to think they could get him in the team and playing well.
This happened around the same period when he was seen retreating from an Arsenal attack when we were thrashed at their place, when he gave away the ball just prior to James McCarthy chasing back against the Baggies and getting that horrible injury and, in the same game, had the ball in space and went back towards goal with it to the derision of the GSE.
That for me was evidence enough he should have no future with the club yet somehow he's managed to stagger on for a further two years like the Zombie that just won't quit.
His comical justification of the role he supposedly plays the other month summed him up for me. Shameless.
He isn't a strong tackler, isn't quick, doesn't start attacks, isn't any use in the air, doesn't score and passes backwards and sideways.
Oh and he can't beat a man.
I would ask why we still have him but maybe the above combined with his contract is the explanation.
Man United, the gift that keeps giving...
13 Posted 09/01/2020 at 16:13:38
The reason why ?
Clubs like Sheffield Utd have players of lesser talent, but who are willing to put it all on the line for the club. Death or Glory, each and every game.
14 Posted 09/01/2020 at 16:17:32
15 Posted 09/01/2020 at 16:22:40
16 Posted 09/01/2020 at 16:33:46
Another example. Keane plays through pain half a season with a nasty wound. Schneiderlin jumps at the chance to skip out on training cause he is tired.
Soton get thrashed by City and pay for their fans tickets. Stephen Naismith for no reason other than being kind decides to routinely donate tickets to fans. Scheids could easily do the same.
17 Posted 09/01/2020 at 16:38:17
18 Posted 09/01/2020 at 16:45:38
Also, I disagree that there was no other choice but to play Schneiderlin, there's always a choice, we're a football club.
19 Posted 09/01/2020 at 16:53:11
20 Posted 09/01/2020 at 17:01:20
21 Posted 09/01/2020 at 20:48:49
This reminds me of an old Groucho Marx sketch. I can't remember it precisely, but it goes something like this:
Look at this man. He may look like an idiot and act like an idiot, but don't be fooled. He really is an idiot.
You can add you own substitute for the words "an idiot" as appropriate.
22 Posted 09/01/2020 at 20:49:45
I'd take it
23 Posted 09/01/2020 at 21:31:02
That would sum up Schneiders attitude toward Everton except of course on pay day.
24 Posted 10/01/2020 at 15:36:34
He's supposed to hold position well.
My two grannies do a better job at that, and they're no longer among us.
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