At the midway point of the EPL season, perennial slow starters Everton are sitting in a loft 5th position. The Toffees do not normally begin their quest for a European place until January, so this year the team have been a revelation.
This impromptu assault on the Top 4 has left many Evertonians daydreaming of European football gracing the hallowed turf once again. Supporters have been starved of this excitement since 2010, but with the club shaking off their customary slow start to the season, they are in prime position to finish in at least a Europa League spot.
However, whilst the Europa League is far from being the booby prize in the football raffle, it is the Champions league that David Moyes has his piercing blue Scottish eyes locked onto.
And, to be honest, along with many other Everton supporters, I have been caught up in the feel-good factor and am now beginning to dream the European dream.
With that in mind, here are my 5 reasons to why now is the time for Everton to break into the EPL Top 4.