English Premiership

Koeman, De Boer lead race for Everton job - reports

2016-05-13 10:15
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Cape Town - Following the sacking of Roberto Martinez, the vacancy at Everton has been linked with three candidates across Europe.

The blue corner of Merseyside showed Martinez the door following three years as manager.

The former Wigan mentor had an underwhelming 2015/16 season as Everton find themselves in 12th position in the Premier League standings.

Everton end their campaign against Norwich City on Sunday, who have already been relegated to the Championship.

After axing the Spaniard, the Everton hierarchy have indicated that they want to start afresh before the summer transfer season.

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Frank de Boer confirmed that he is leaving Ajax Amsterdam as the Eredivisie came to an end with PSV Eindhoven beating their Dutch rivals to the league.

The Dutchman has been immediately linked with the job and reports suggest that he is interested to take on the task.

De Boer's fellow countryman, Ronald Koeman, is also being touted to fill the managerial void.

The Southampton boss surprised many by doing seemingly well at The Saints after Tottenham Hotspur lured Mauricio Pochettino to White Hart Lane.

The rumour mill is in overdrive as Koeman will reportedly receive £100m kitty to turn around Everton's fortunes as they desperately seek Champions League football.

The last of the lot is Rafael Benitez but his former ties with Liverpool could make him less of a fan favourite.

The 56-year-old attempted to halt Newcastle United's relegation but the inevitable occurred as the Magpies spent most of the season in the danger zone.

However, reports suggest that Benitez could stay at St James' Park following productive talks with Lee Charnley, Newcastle's managing director.

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