Everton three-man shortlist creates boardroom ‘rift’

Date published: Sunday 26th November 2017 12:59

Everton have drawn up a three-man shortlist to replace manager Ronald Koeman – but shareholder Farhad Moshiri and chairman Bill Kenwright are at odds.

Moshiri stated earlier this week that Everton were “close” to appointing a new manager, a full month after Koeman was sacked.

The businessman added that the club were deliberating over a final three-man shortlist before making a decision.

According to the Sun on Sunday, that shortlist is headed by Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill, and also involves former West Brom boss Tony Pulis.

Interim manager David Unsworth is the final individual in the reckoning, and that would be quite funny.

The Sunday Mirror reports that Moshiri is the most influential man in terms of making the decision, and his search for ‘a big name’ has led him to Diego Simeone and Marco Silva.

But Kenwright is more interested in appointing a ‘hungry, young British boss’, with Sean Dyche his preferred option.

It is reported that Moshiri is ‘going it alone’ in recruitment of a new manager, and that it has created a ‘rift’ with him and Ken

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