Date: 22nd December 2020 at 7:50pm
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Barry Glendenning has been talking on the latest edition of The Guardian’s Football Weekly Podcast about all of the weekend’s Premier League games.

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To kick off this quiz on Seamus Coleman, what squad number does the right-back currently wear for the Toffees?

One game that he spent some time on was Everton’s win against Arsenal that moved the Toffees up to fourth in the league following the latest round of Premier League fixtures.

The Guardian reporter believes that Carlo Ancelotti can keep Everton in the top four and lead them to the Champions League.

He said: “That Everton side was missing, arguably, four of their best players: James [Rodriguez], Lucas Digne, Allan and Andre Gomes, and they still beat Arsenal.

“I think Manchester City have been so unconvincing, I remain unconvinced by Manchester United, Chelsea are having a wobble, so I can see no reason [why they couldn’t finish in the top four].

“They are certainly good enough to finish in the top four; whether or not they can do that remains to be seen.”

Do you think Everton can get in the top four?

Yes, we can do it

Yes, we can do it

No, we will fall short

No, we will fall short

TIF Thoughts on Barry Glendenning’s Everton prediction…

The Toffees had a strong transfer window as they signed the likes of James Rodriguez, Allan, and Abdoulaye Doucoure, and they started the season brilliantly, winning their first four league matches.

Then came a bit of a wobble with only one win in seven, but since then, they have won three in a row and are into the Champions League spots.

One of the main reasons for their excellent form has been Dominic Calvert-Lewin, who, with 11 goals and one assist, is directly responsible for 12 of Everton’s 25 league goals.

It is good to hear that Glendenning thinks that the Toffees can make it into the top four, and we think that if they can keep up this solid form, then there is no reason why by the end of the season Ancelotti would not have led Everton to a top-four finish.