Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has played down his side challenging for the Premier League title this season.
The Toffees are currently sixth on the Premier League table but have games in hand.
fans have taken to social media to question why their club have not been spoken of as contenders in the title race.
Former Manchester United defender
has said Everton cannot be discounted with
at their helm but the Everton manager is quick to temper such talk and stressed that his side are some way away from being a serious contender to even be in the title race this season.
“Honestly, we don’t have in our mind a title race,”
“We have in our mind, and I said at the start of the season, to fight for the European positions.
“Now we are in a good position and we want to stay there. It depends on us to stay in a good position.
“I think to talk about a title race in this moment is too much for us.”
Everton will be in FA Cup fourth round action on Sunday night when they will host Sheffield Wednesday at Goodison Park.