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Sam Allardyce has opened up on the 'broken' state of affairs at managerless Everton.
The struggling Toffees, 19th in the Premier League and level on points with bottom side Southampton, sacked boss Frank Lampard on Monday in a desperate bid to avoid relegation.
And former Everton boss Allardyce told William Hill and Footy Accumulators' No Tippy Tappy Football show that managers like Carlo Ancelotti and Rafael Benitez haven't been the problem - but the deeper infrastructure of the club.
Sam Allardyce (above) has opened up on the broken state of affairs at managerless Everton
The Toffees, who currently lie 19th in the league table, sacked boss Frank Lampard on Monday
And former Everton manager Allardyce insisted previous managers haven't been the problem - but the lack of infrastructure at the club, in a barely disguised pitch to get his former job back
He said: 'They've had Rafael Benitez and Carlo Ancelotti, so it's not the managers. It's the infrastructure they haven't got right. The fundamental thing with a club the size of Everton is obviously structure.