By News Team
Last Updated: 25th August 2021
Everton enter the new Premier League season with an entirely different look. A new manager at the helm and a few new faces in the transfer window shows the intent the Toffees have to qualify for Europe this season. Will they finally be able to break the big sides’ usual dominance?
Ahead of the 2021/22 Premier League campaign, we’ve taken a look at all you need to know about Everton – from their upcoming league fixtures, to the latest football betting odds for the club this term.
Who is the manager of Everton?
Rafael Benítez is the new manager for the Toffees and will be looking to make an instant impact. Benítez is no stranger to the Premier League having managed a whole host of clubs including Everton’s arch-rivals Liverpool, Chelsea and, most recently, Newcastle. A popular face in top-flight football, Benítez is sure to put his vast knowledge to good use at Goodison Park.
Who are Everton’s key players?
Everton have a very strong and exciting squad leaving the manager with a few tough decisions to make. Arguably their star player at the moment is England number one Jordan Pickford. The goalkeeper had an incredible tournament at this year’s Euros, helping the Three Lions get to their first major tournament final in 55 years while winning the Golden Glove for his troubles. Richarlison is a dangerous forward whose versatility and goal-scoring prowess means he’s tough for opposition defenders to handle.
Where is Everton’s stadium?
Everton ply their trade at Goodison Park, which is located just two miles outside of Liverpool City Centre. Their 39,414-seater stadium has been the Toffees’ home since its completion in 1892. However, Everton have commenced building a new, bigger stadium that will take them forward into the future.
When is the next Everton Premier League game?
Having started their season well with a win a convincing win over Southampton, The Toffees managed a draw away against Leeds. They will want to do one better on August 28 on the road against Brighton, in a fixture they are undefeated in, in the last three showings.
Everton Premier League fixtures
|14/08/2021||15:00||Everton v Southampton||3-1|
|21/08/2021||15:00||Leeds United v Everton||2-2|
|28/08/2021||15:00||Brighton v Everton|
|11/09/2021||15:00||Everton v Burnley|
|18/09/2021||15:00||Aston Villa v Everton|
|25/09/2021||15:00||Everton v Norwich City|
|02/10/2021||15:00||Manchester United v Everton|
|16/10/2021||15:00||Everton v West Ham United|
|23/10/2021||15:00||Everton v Watford|
|30/10/2021||15:00||Wolverhampton v Everton|
|06/11/2021||15:00||Everton v Tottenham Hotspur|
|20/11/2021||15:00||Manchester City v Everton|
|27/11/2021||15:00||Brentford v Everton|
|30/11/2021||19:45||Everton v Liverpool|
|04/12/2021||15:00||Everton v Arsenal|
|11/12/2021||15:00||Crystal Palace v Everton|
|15/12/2021||20:00||Chelsea v Everton|
|18/12/2021||15:00||Everton v Leicester City|
|26/12/2021||15:00||Burnley v Everton|
|28/12/2021||15:00||Everton v Newcastle United|
|01/01/2022||15:00||Everton v Brighton|
|15/01/2022||15:00||Norwich City v Everton|
|22/01/2022||15:00||Everton v Aston Villa|
|09/02/2022||19:45||Newcastle United v Everton|
|12/02/2022||15:00||Everton v Leeds United|
|19/02/2022||15:00||Southampton v Everton|
|26/02/2022||15:00||Everton v Manchester City|
|05/03/2022||15:00||Tottenham Hotspur v Everton|
|12/03/2022||15:00||Everton v Wolverhampton|
|19/03/2022||15:00||Watford v Everton|
|02/04/2022||15:00||West Ham United v Everton|
|09/04/2022||15:00||Everton v Manchester United|
|16/04/2022||15:00||Everton v Crystal Palace|
|23/04/2022||15:00||Liverpool v Everton|
|30/04/2022||15:00||Everton v Chelsea|
|07/05/2022||15:00||Leicester City v Everton|
|15/05/2022||15:00||Everton v Brentford|
|22/05/2022||16:00||Arsenal v Everton|
What are the Everton odds to win the Premier League?
Everton’s odds to win the Premier League remain at 100/1. The market suggests that it’s a long shot that this new-look Everton will overturn such stiff competition. A more realistic target for Everton could be a finish in the top four, where they have odds of 14/1. It would be a massive success if Benítez were to secure Champions League qualification for the Toffees.
What are the odds that Everton win the next game?
Everton face Brighton away in their next game of the season, and the home team are currently the market favourites to beat Benitez’s side at 11/8. It is likely to be a closely contested match with Everton priced at 11/5, as too is a draw.
What’s the latest Everton transfer and injury news?
Everton have been busy in the current transfer window and have brought in a few fresh faces already. Asmir Begovic has been brought in for his goalkeeping experience while the addition of Andros Townsend has bolstered their attack. More recently they have unveiled Demarai Gray, formally of Leicester and Bayer Leverkusen, who is an exciting addition to the team. In terms of future transfers, the Toffees continue to be linked with Sampdoria starlet, Damsgaard but appear to face stiff opposition in Aston Villa to secure his signature.
In terms of injuries, Ben Godfrey has missed the past two games, but we are yet to be provided with a reason why. James Rodriguez could be set to make his return after being unavailable along with Gbamin.