Morgan Schneiderlin could have an uncertain future at Everton after a disappointing season. The 29-year-old endured an injury-hit campaign, spending the majority of weeks out of the matchday squad or as an unused substitute, and admitted in an interview with Winamax that he was open to a move.
He said: “I still have two years, and I am a bit divided. I arrived, I had a good performance, and the next season was a bit more complicated. For the moment I am in the optics to respect my contract, after we will see. If the club wants to sell me and I am offered an interesting project for me, anything is possible. I mostly want and need to play.”
Schneiderlin joined the Toffees from Manchester United in 2017 and has gone on to make 70 appearances in all competitions, scoring and creating just two goals. In 2018/19, he struggled for playing time in the Premier League – starting only 10 games, being an unused substitute on five occasions and racking up a paltry 833 minutes of football.
The French international had competition from Tom Davies, Idrissa Gueye and Andre Gomes last season and may not be a regular under Marco Silva in 2019/20. Everton are on the hunt for a central midfielder (Adrian Rabiot of PSG, Santiago Sosa of River, Gomes of Barcelona, Matt Grimes of Swansea) which could further hamper Schneiderlin’s hopes of getting first-team football.