He was the Champions League's youngest captain when wearing the armband for Porto at 18, and after Richarlison swept in a second to put Everton ahead again it was through Neves that Wolves' possession flowed.
A debut brace for Richarlison nearly secured three points for Marco Silva's side against Wolves despite the Blues being reduced to ten men but a late Raul Jimenez header secured a point for the hosts. Even after Everton were reduced to 10 men, Wolves remained unusually conservative in attack, with their wing-backs dropping deep to form what was essentially a back 5 alongside the centre-backs.
With ten minutes to go Neves was the one who whipped in a cross that was as compelling an invitation to score as you are likely to see.More news: Omarosa Manigault Claims There Are Tapes of Trump Using the N-Word
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That felt like a reference to Liverpool but, more importantly for United, it was also an admission that it will need a dramatic improvement this season for his own team to bridge the gap.
So as per the current information, only two Arsenal players are confirmed to miss the season opening match against Manchester City.More news: 'Mourinho at odds with the United board'
For the second consecutive close season, the Toffees forked out sizeable fees to bring in new players, with the arrival of Richarlison in a reported £40million switch from Watford raising eyebrows. This is a major statement for the club who won the Championship last season and are looking to make a real impact on the Premier League this time around.
WORST PLAYER - Dear oh dear, Phil Jagielka.
A fine goal, but it was soon noted by some that the position it was taken from was not where Jagielka had committed his foul.More news: Trump calls Omarosa Manigault Newman a 'lowlife'
10 man Everton (why is it 10 man and not 10 men?) take the lead at Wolves. Though this will not be an easy match by any means, Santo's side will feel confident they can get the right result this time if they work hard enough after stretching Everton at times today.
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