Marco Silva believes Everton are in a strong position to build for next season following an encouraging climax to his first campaign in charge. Following a season of ups and downs, Everton finished the season strongly, picking up 21 points from the final 11 games, which included wins over Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea.
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Eyes have already turned to next season, and Silva is optimistic about what the future holds for his side as they look to break into the top six of the Premier League. “We finished the season in a good moment, playing well, achieving good results, enjoying it with our fans and giving them what they deserve,” Silva told evertontv.
“It is a good starting point for us to prepare well for the market, to prepare well for next season and to start well next season. “I don’t have doubts that we are a stronger team than at the beginning of the season. We are finishing in a different spot, with different qualities as a football team.
“We are better, our players are better players now, they grew as football players. This development is so clear, some of them performing at a different level this season. “It is my job, too, to improve the players, always working with them. I am pleased with this situation. But, of course, I want more. I want to give everything to our fans they deserve. “It is up to us to keep working hard and try to do everything we can to achieve more and give more good things next season.”