That is the view of pundit and former Everton centre-again Martin Keown.
Keown was once talking at part-time of the Europa League conflict between Ronald Koeman’s aspect and Apollon Limassol this night, which led to a disappointing 2-2 draw.
After spending smartly in way over £100million in the summertime, Everton harboured hopes of qualifying for the Champions League this season.
However, they in finding themselves down in 14th, with seven issues from their opening six video games.
They have additionally struggled in Europe, with a loss of objectives in large part right down to the sale of Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United in the summertime.
Keown says the likes of Chelsea, United, Liverpool and Manchester City all have gamers with tempo in abundance.
But admits this is one thing Everton are severely missing.
“Lack of pace,” Keown mentioned on BT Sport as to why they have been suffering.
“If you evaluate Everton in this day and age to the likes of Man City and Liverpool, (Sadio) Mane and (Mohamed) Salah and (Eden) Hazard and (Alvaro) Morata, Lukaku and (Romelu) Rashford.
“Pace, and Everton haven’t were given it at the present time.
“I’m suffering to peer who the entrance participant is who can obtain the ball.
“(Gylfi) Sigurdsson and (Wayne) Rooney are just right gamers however they haven’t were given tempo.”