Marco Silva looks for more ‘emotional balance from Jordan Pickford

• Everton manager backs his under-fire goalkeeper
• ‘I want Jordan to keep working the same way with same desire’

Marco Silva has said Jordan Pickford must learn to play with “more emotional balance”, despite insisting he retains complete confidence in the Everton and England goalkeeper.

Pickford, a boyhood Sunderland fan, endured a torrid game at Newcastle last weekend when he made several errors in the 3-2 defeat and appeared distracted by the taunts of the home crowd. The £30m keeper has had an erratic season since his heroics at the World Cup and Silva, although backing his player in the buildup to Sunday’s home game with Chelsea, admits Pickford needs to better control his emotions.

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