Sky Sports pundit confident Everton have more signings to come this summer
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Everton have only managed to make one senior signing so far this window but Kevin Campbell believes there is “still enough time” to strengthen.
The positive capture of James Tarkowski on a free transfer from Burnley is the sole arrival despite a squad badly in need of improvement from the 2021/22 season being weakened by selling star man Richarlison to Tottenham.
The Toffees have been linked with a number of targets but are constrained by their financial situation on how much money they can spend, although Sky Sports pundit Campbell is not panicking at the situation and feels the club will still be making additions before the window closes.
As to whether it was a concern that little business had yet been done he exclusively told Goodison News: “No, I just think that they’ve got to cut their cloth accordingly.
“I think the manager has to refurbish, we know that.
“He’s got to box clever, because Everton have spent a lot of money in the past, and with financial fair play they’ve got to toe the line.
“They’ve just got to be a bit smarter how they do things, and I’m sure there’s going to be more bodies coming into the football club, that’s for sure.
“There’s still enough time, so I think they just have to work with what they’ve got right now.
“And where they can bring in quality they will I’m sure.”
While for a time it looked like Harry Winks arriving from Tottenham was a given that appears to have gone cold, and offers have been made for Wolves man Morgan Gibbs-White and free agent Jesse Lingard but more money appears to be required for either.
Much was expected of the Frank Lampard and Chelsea link but although there is interest in a whole host of Stamford Bridge talent, which may still bare fruit, it is getting late in the window.
The manager can only deal with the situation as it is, and although new players coming in without the benefit of a full preseason under him is not ideal it may be what he has to settle for this summer.