'Big Sam' Allardyce Set To Leave Everton

'Big Sam' Allardyce Set To Leave Everton

So, despite Everton finishing the season in eighth-place, the 63-year-old's reign hasn't been without its difficulties.

After Sunday's end of season defeat to West Ham United, the Everton boss admitted that his future was uncertain as the number of reports suggesting his departure is imminent had begun to mount up.

The former England manager may have reached the same conclusion as he fights a forlorn battle to win over supporters who have made their displeasure with his appointment increasingly clear over the last few months.

Moshiri is now expected to reach a settlement on the final year of Allardyce's deal before moving quickly to appoint his successor. All I can say is that I came in to do what I wanted to do. "Generally there's no smoke without fire".

And it looks like there will be an update this week, with Allardyce telling Sky Sports: "It's moved on with his representative and the board from here, which I believe may be Wednesday".

It's left Everton fans extremely frustrated.

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White's comment was never going to go down well with a fanbase that cares just as much about how the team plays as it does where they finish in the league.

Fans have already grown tired of the lack of direction of the new regime following years of stability if not financial muscle, and Moshiri knows he can make no more mistakes with his next appointment.

"Am I surprised? Yeah I am a little bit, yeah", he said.

It is alleged that Silva was "tapped up" by Everton while at Watford, leading to him becoming distracted and the club suffering a poor run of form and results. Only if that proves impossible will he turn to Fonseca.

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