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sport news Sam Allardyce's assistant Sammy Lee poses in Everton gear

Liverpool legend Sammy Lee has been officially unveiled as Sam Allardyce's assistant manager at Everton.

Lee, who spent 10 years at Anfield as a player and a further three as a coach, posed in an Everton tracksuit for the first time on Friday along with Duncan Ferguson, who has also been appointed as coaching staff.

Everton's new boss Allardyce made his intent on recruiting Lee as part of his backroom staff clear from the start, despite his long-time strings with their fiercest rivals Liverpool.

Liverpool icon Sammy Lee has been unveiled as Sam Allardyce's assistant manager at Everton

Liverpool icon Sammy Lee has been unveiled as Sam Allardyce's assistant manager at Everton

Many fans expressed their anger and frustration after hearing the news that Lee would assume the position at the club alongside Allardyce.

But that did not put a stop to the move and it may be something Toffees fans will have to get used to, with another former Liverpool coach bound for Goodison Park.

Clearly Allardyce is not fazed by causing potential uproar as he is keen to bring in Dr Ryland Morgans to his set-up at Everton, who had a near four-year association with their Merseyside rivals.

Lee spent three years as a coach at Anfield and even had a spell as caretaker boss

Lee spent three years as a coach at Anfield and even had a spell as

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