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Everton ace Cahill throws support behind chairman Kenwright

Everton ace Tim Cahill says chairman Bill Kenwright can count on his full support.

Kenwright has been abused by fans over his failure to find a buyer for the club.

"It's a Catch-22 with the ownership here. Look at other situations, where they have sold the club to millionaires and it hasn't worked out. The chairman has said he wants to sell, but he wants to sell to the right people," Cahill told the Mirror.

"These things take time, and probably a bit like all of us here, we probably love the club too much and it's so hard to let go.

"Whether that's my failing, the chairman's failing, the gaffer's failing... but when you have invested so much time and effort into something you love, it can work against you.

"At the moment, it's working against the chairman. But the main thing is, when he does sell it, the fans can be happy enough, because it will be with the right due diligence and in the knowledge he will be selling it to someone who truly cares about it.

"That is the thing about this club. For me, the decisions I've made have been part of my life because of my family, but also because of the chairman, the manager, the players at the football club, the fans, and because of loyalty, and a love of the club."

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