The weekend’s win over West Ham did our season the world of good, as we moved from an outside shot of securing seventh place to just one point behind Wolves.
Should we secure it, however, Marcel Brands and Marco Silva may have to alter how they were planning on tackling the summer transfer market, as an extra competition will need a deeper squad.
That’s why fans on the R/Everton Reddit page have been discussing what our squad for next season should look like.
We could see the likes of Nikola Vlasic and Henry Onyekuru – work permit permitting – return to Merseyside following their loan spells, so that would help cover the wings and Gylfi Sigurdsson’s place in the side.
Turn Kurt Zouma and Andre Gomes’ loans into permanent deals, and we would have some cover in defence and midfield, as well, but we would still be short elsewhere.
Turning their loans into full-time buys could take a large chunk of our budget, too, so this is what’s being suggested on Reddit…