Questionable recruitment at heart of Everton's troubles

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  • Monday, 02 Oct 2017

FILE PHOTO - Soccer Football - Premier League - Everton vs Burnley - Goodison Park, Liverpool, Britain - October 1, 2017 Everton manager Ronald Koeman Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - "It is always about the money," said Everton manager Ronald Koeman when asked after Sunday's 1-0 home loss to Burnley if his team's poor start to the season was particularly disappointing given the recent recruitment of new players for around 140 million pounds ($185.8 million).

"It is so easy in this situation to speak about the money. We have got a lot of money and we invest some money and it is always about the difference in spending from transfers," the Dutchman added.

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