Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti says Pickford has his 'total confidence'

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti says Jordan Pickford is a ‘great goalkeeper’ and has his ‘total confidence’ despite recent errors as he rules out move for Man United’s Sergio Romero

Carlo Ancelotti has backed under-fire Jordan Pickford by saying Everton have no interest in signing a new goalkeeper.

Reports on Friday suggested the Toffees are considering a move for Manchester United’s Sergio Romero after England No 1 Pickford made a series of errors.

But Ancelotti says Pickford has his ‘total confidence’ and described him as a ‘great goalkeeper.’ 

Jordan Pickford has the ‘total confidence’ of manager Carlo Ancelotti despite recent errors

England No 1 Pickford made two errors in Everton’s Carabao Cup win over Fleetwood

Pickford was unable to keep out Callum Camps’ overhead kick despite it being straight at him

Speaking ahead of Everton’s trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday, Ancelotti said: ‘There is a lot of focus on him but, I have to be honest, he started really well and did a fantastic match against Tottenham.

‘I am not really focused on him, like you. He is a great goalkeeper. He has my total confidence.’

Asked whether Everton intended to bring in a new goalkeeper, the Italian replied: ‘We are not looking for this.’

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