David Unsworth favourite to take over at Everton

Everton Under-23s boss David Unsworth is installed as the favourite to succeed Ronald Koeman following his sacking by the Toffees, with David Moyes also in contention.

David Unsworth has been installed as the early favourite to replace Ronald Koeman as Everton manager.

Koeman was sacked this afternoon following a torrid start to the season for the big-spending Toffees, with Sunday's 5-2 home defeat at the hands of Arsenal leaving them languishing in the relegation zone.

Unsworth is currently the manager of Everton's Under-23 team and has previously overseen one match in charge of the senior side when the Toffees beat Norwich City 3-0 on the final day of the 2015-16 campaign following the sacking of Roberto Martinez.

Former Everton boss David Moyes is also thought to be in the running having previously been in charge at Goodison Park from 2002 to 2013 before an ill-fated spell at Manchester United.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche, former England manager Sam Allardyce and recently-sacked Bayern Munich head coach Carlo Ancelotti have also been linked with the vacant post at this early stage.

Wales manager Chris Coleman and Bournemouth's Eddie Howe are slight outsiders for the role, alongside former Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel.

Share this article now:
Craig Shakespeare watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Read Next:
Shakespeare tips Leicester to push on
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Tables

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand