A number of Everton fans have flocked to reports that the club are interested in appointing Tim Cahill to a senior executive role at Goodison Park.
According to a report by the Daily Mail, the Toffees legend could return to Merseyside in a senior executive role, as following Rafael Benitez’s sacking on Sunday, the board are keen on re-integrating former players who know the club well.
Cahill is currently chief sports officer at the Aspire Academy in the United Arab Emirates and is on the board at Belgian club KAS Eupen. The 42-year-old has also completed his coaching badges in a bid to return to the highest echelons of European football in a new role.
The Australian had an illustrious career with Everton; in 278 appearances for the club, the attacking midfielder scored 68 goals and produced 29 assists over an eight-year spell on Merseyside, firmly establishing himself as a hero among the Goodison Park faithful.
Everton fans gleeful over possible Cahill return
After Twitter fan feed Everton Blue Army shared the Daily Mail’s report, many supporters flocked to the comments to voice their delight at the prospective return of Cahill to the club.
Here’s what these fans said about this “great” news:
“Would love to see Everton playing football in the style this guy played the game. If he came in and stamped it on the club I’d be very happy.”
“That would be great”
“Does he still play”
“I’d have no problem with this.”
“top professional in everything he has ever done.”
“Speaks a lot of sense about what the club need so it’s not as bad as what everyone makes it out to be.”
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