Things are looking good for Ronald Koeman’s Everton. The Toffees are unbeaten in the Premier League since losing 1-0 to Merseyside rivals Liverpool on December 19 and have collected 21 out of a possible 24 points in fixtures since.

The Toffees are currently in seventh, closing the gap on sixth placed Manchester United, and the future is looking bright.

Koeman has managed to successfully steady the rapidly sinking ship that Roberto Martinez was booted off and the new era of play looks to have, finally, been well and truly ingrained into the squad.

With his managerial skills, remarkable recruiting and trust in youth, the Dutchman has created quite the impressive side.

In fact, it might well be the best squad that Everton have had in years. Here are five reasons why…

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