Former Everton goalkeeper Neville Southall ruthlessly mocks Roberto Martinez on Twitter

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If this was the week that was meant to save Roberto Martinez' job, it's off to a pretty bad start.

Everton were humiliated in a crushing 4-0 defeat to Liverpool, dubbed by some supporters as the worst ever performance in a Merseyside derby.

Suffice to say, Toffees fans were not particularly impressed, but there is one man in particular who shared his hilarious views on Martinez with the rest of social media.


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Harsh words

That man was former Blues goalkeeper Neville Southall.

Southall, who played for the club 578 times, is one of Everton's most recognised former players, and someone of whom Martinez could really do with the support. It doesn't look like he's got it. 

The Welshman berated Everton's performance in a series of mad tweets - at one point even comparing the manager to Donald Trump and Napoleon:

Absolutely brutal. Sounds like Southall's crazy about Everton - or maybe just crazy.

Dreams shattered 

He also mocked Martinez' 'dream', referring to the Spanish boss' promises of Champions League football when he arrived on Merseyside:

Martinez may now have to win the FA Cup if he is to have any chance of being in the Goodison Park dugout next season.

Everton face Manchester United in Saturday's semi-final at Wembley, but they will be without Ramiro Funes Mori, whose outrageous tackle left Liverpool youngster Divock Origi with ankle ligament damage.

A disastrous night

Funes Mori was slammed by former Reds defender and Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher for kissing his badge as he left the field, just another element of the fallout from Everton's humbling.

The summer will give way to a new start for the faltering club, when new owners officially take charge. That could well spell the end for Martinez, if he really is as unpopular as Southall's tweets suggest.

There was time for one final dig before the Welsh stopper went to bed:

Wonder how he's feeling this morning. 

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