Top 5: Everton’s best January signings of the last decade
4. Morgan Schneiderlin
It may be too early to say whether Morgan Schneiderlin will become an impressive signing or not in the long run, but on paper, the deal certainly looks notable.
He was a longstanding and dominating presence in the Southampton midfield for seven years, winning Players’ and Fans’ Player of the Season after the Saints’ return to the Premier League for the 2012-13 campaign.
His career may have stalled in the two years he was at Manchester United, but now at Goodison, he has the chance to cement a starting role again.
With Gareth Barry ageing, the Frenchman arrives at a perfect time.
He may only just be setting in at Everton however, in ten years from now, Schneiderlin could well be at number one on this list.