Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti defends ‘great professional’ Gylfi Sigurdsson

AFC Bournemouth v Everton – Premier League – Vitality Stadium
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Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has defended Gylfi Sigurdsson after the midfielder came in for criticism for his performance in Monday’s defeat at Tottenham.

During the 1-0 loss, television commentator and former England defender Gary Neville called out the Iceland international for pulling out of a tackle, while after the game ex-Toffees midfielder Tim Cahill said the club’s record £45million signing had to be more accountable.

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