Shock rings around the halls on this fine Sunday evening in the Transfer Tavern as reports in the Daily Star claim Everton are weighing up an audacious swoop for the out of work Jose Mourinho.
Sacked by Chelsea in December, the 53-year old has been heavily linked with taking over at Manchester United at the end of the season in place of the under fire Louis van Gaal.
However, he recently insisted that he had not reached a deal with any club and is still looking for work.
Now, the report claims the Toffees are considering a move to install the ex-Real Madrid and Inter Milan boss as their new manager.
Current coach Roberto Martinez is under increasing pressure at Goodison Park. boasting a hugely talented squad but unable to break even into the top half.
Frustrations reached boiling point in the draw with Southampton yesterday as an angry fan tried to confront the former Wigan manager on the touchline.