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Everton fullback Coleman on criticism: Fans working 9-to-5 and Everton is their lives

Everton captain Seamus Coleman has shrugged off criticism of fans and the media.

The Irishman says his salary is enough to help him keep perspective.

"I live in Liverpool and I am proud to do that," he told the Daily Mail. "It gives you the best perspective. You know what Scousers are like: if it's good, they will tell you; if it isn't, they will tell you. That's fine - but if we lose a game, I don't even want to go and get a pint of milk.

"We can't keep chopping and changing. No, no, no, no. Managers need to implement their own style. Look at Jurgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino. They didn't hit the ground running. It took them time, one or two years. Marco Silva is a workaholic and we are not far away.

"We get paid a fortune. Fans are working nine to five and Everton is their lives. It's not a job. It's their lives. If they aren't happy with my performances, no problem whatsoever. It's up to me to improve. You have got to take it. If I get stick on TV or in the papers, sure, that's fine. It's part of the job."

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