Pundit baffled how Silva got Everton job in the first place

Joe Williams
Marco Silva Everton

Former Crystal Palace chairman Simon Jordan has wondered how Marco Silva managed to get the Everton job in the first place.

The Toffees lost 2-0 at home to newly-promoted Norwich City on Saturday with the result seeing them slip to 15th in the Premier League standings.

There have been conflicting reports over Silva‘s future with some saying he could sacked ‘within hours’ of the loss to the Canaries.

“I don’t know how he got the job in the first place quite frankly,” Jordan told talkSPORT.

“I really like [Everton chairman] Bill Kenwright, I count him as a friend.

“I think on the whole, most of the managerial decisions he’s made, alongside [Everton’s majority shareholder Farhad] Moshiri, but primarily when he had all the influence with [managers like] David Moyes, Roberto Martinez and Ronald Koeman, they were advancing the football club.

“This guy has come from Olympiakos, he went into Hull. He was ridiculed, I know, from the Soccer Saturday punditry team before he got to Hull.

“It looked like he was going to keep them up, he didn’t keep them up and went to Watford.

“He had two or three months of a reasonable level of football and that qualified him for a huge project like Everton with a guy like Moshiri, who was bringing players in and having huge ambition to want to move this football club forward with a new stadium.”