That’s the opinion of Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp, who believes Everton’s head of recruitment has betrayed the membership’s traditions.
Liverpool spent the summer season chasing the signature of Virgil van Dijk however Southampton in the long run stood company on their stance.
But Jurgen Klopp’s failure to signal a centre-back has been highlighted for the reason that get started of the season and their defensive woes with Crystal Palace and West Ham the one Premier League golf equipment to have conceded extra objectives thus far this season.
But Everton’s problems stem from now not discovering a substitute for Romelu Lukaku, in spite of having the cash to take action.
And Redknapp has condemned the Blue facet of Merseyside’s recruitment technique.
“The problems engulfing Liverpool and Everton stem from their recruitment in the summer,” Redknapp instructed the Daily Mail.
“Jurgen Klopp didn’t land a centre again whilst Everton’s trade has left them in a whole mess.
“The actual factor is that Liverpool’s centre backs don’t seem to be excellent sufficient. Klopp will again his avid gamers to the hilt however there’s a reason why he attempted to splash out £60million to land Virgil van Dijk.
“It isn’t a surprise Klopp helps to keep tinkering along with his again 4 and goalkeeper. He is looking for one thing that isn’t there.
“It is a long way too early to depend Liverpool out of the race for the highest 4 — and their problems faded compared to the ones at Goodison Park.
“Everton’s muddled recruitment has left them and not using a steadiness. They don’t have any width, everybody desires to play centrally and they have got no person up entrance.
“I will not perceive why, with £45m to be had, they purchased some other No 10 in Gylfi Sigurdsson somewhat than a centre ahead.
“Whoever is answerable for Everton’s recruitment has betrayed the traditions of the membership by way of failing to shop for a striker.”