After watching his Everton side lose 2-0 to Chelsea on Sunday, Ronald Koeman spoke of his need for a new striker, amid links with Blues outcast Diego Costa.
Cesc Fabregas and Alvaro Morata found the net at Stamford Bridge, with Costa presumably watching on television as his replacement in the team scored his second goal of the season.
"I am disappointed with the first half because our ball possession was poor,” Koeman said after the game. “We did not have enough movement to give options.
"Against Chelsea, you need to be at your best to get a result and we weren’t. The second half was better but we lost it in the first. We need at least two more players – a striker is most important."
The Toffees started with new No. 9 Sandro Ramirez up front, but Koeman was adamant that he needs another striker, although he wouldn’t confirm reported interest in Costa.
"We need at least two more players, to get numbers up but the most important is to have a striker and one more player because that's what we need," he said.
"I'm always confident because we did some good business but everybody knows and the board knows the importance of those two signings.
"I don't speak about names, about players. It is the media who is talking about Costa or other players, but we are looking and we do our job and hopefully, we will arrange it for next week."