Everton are talking to several managerial candidates, but former Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo is still favourite for the vacant position [Liverpool Echo].
As the Toffees get their ducks in a row ahead of 2021/22, plenty may have thought that the appointment of the Portuguese coach would have been nothing more than a formality, following reports of advanced talks last week [90MIN].
Should Everton appoint Nuno Espirito Santo?
As anxiety grows over the direction of the Merseyside giants heading into the new campaign, alternative coaches Christophe Galtier, Roberto Martinez and ex-Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez have all been linked with the role [Football Fancast].
The Blues are not due back to Finch Farm for pre-season training until early July. Potentially, this could signify that they are biding their time to identify the most suitable candidate to replace the departed Carlo Ancelotti, who took up the reigns at Real Madrid earlier this month [Liverpool Echo].
As you can imagine, loads of Everton diehards took to Twitter to vent their frustrations over the state of limbo the club are currently in.
Everton fans react:
Replying to various Everton fan outlets, here are how some fans summarized their feelings after hearing the latest news, with one supporter lambasting it as ‘terrible’:
“He’s a terrible choice. How can we go from ancelotti to him.”
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