Everton want a new manager to replace Frank Lampard with Marcelo Bielsa, Sean Dyke and Ralph Hasenfutl by Friday.
The Toffees sacked Lampard on Monday after spending about a year at Goodison Park, with former Leeds boss Bielsa as a potential successor.
Bielsa is Everton owner Farhad Mosiri’s preferred option, but the cost of bringing in an Argentinian coach means the deal is tough to make.
Bielsa and his backroom staff could cost Everton up to £1million a month, a figure that covers the entire coach’s support staff.
Bielsa’s unique bargaining style allows him to demand large fees and distribute them across the coaching team.
Bielsa is at the top of Everton’s wanted list, but it is understood that there are concerns among bosses about making such a major change to the structure of the coaching staff.
Everton ideally want a manager with Premier League experience, with Sean Dyke and Ralph Hassenhutl remaining open candidates should talks with Bielsa fall apart.
what happened to danjuma?
Everton were very disappointed with Villarreal forward Arnout Danjuma’s U-turn.
Danjuma underwent a medical examination over the weekend and the club finalized its internal media to announce the deal on Monday.
However, the 25-year-old failed to show up to sign a contract with Everton and started the first part of the medical at Tottenham on Monday night.
Meanwhile, Everton’s attack could be further weakened as Anthony Gordon could head to Newcastle, as Sky Sports News reported on Tuesday.
Newcastle are ready to make an offer and the player is believed to be open for a move to St James’ Park.
Are Everton for sale?
In an interview published this week, Everton owner Mosiri announced that the club is not for sale. However, the Toffee hierarchy is looking for investments to make up for the lack of funding for the new stadium.
Mosiri told the club’s Fan Advisory Board (FAB) in a video posted on the club’s website on Tuesday that he was looking for financial help to build Everton’s new stadium at Bramley Moordock. was taped before the loss to West Ham on Saturday.
That investment could come as an investment of up to 20% in the club, but nothing more.
“The club is not for sale, but I have been talking to top investors, really high quality investors to close the[funding]gaps on stage,” Mosiri said. told the club’s FAB.
“I can do it myself. The reason I want to do it is to bring top sports investors to Everton. We are close to closing a deal. Sell the club. Not at all, it brings more expertise in terms of sponsorships, commercial development, and many professional sports investors have this pool of knowledge.
“The stadium is the highest performing area of our operation at the moment. On schedule and within budget. Once we overcome the current low performance, the fans can dream with me. The stadium. was never a luxury at Everton, for us it was a necessity.”
February 4th – arsenal (H) 12:30pm kick off
February 13th – liverpool (A), broadcast live on Sky Sports, kick off at 8pm
February 18th – Leeds (H) 15:00 kick off
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