The successor to Frank Lampard as Everton boss is much less clear than ever, says Telegraph journalist Luke Edwards, as talks with Marcelo Bielsa have seemingly hit an deadlock.
Bielsa had been the early frontrunner for the position however Edwards says he’s unsurprised the ex-Leeds supervisor’s curiosity is waning.
“Are you able to blame him?” Edwards informed the Switch Gossip Every day podcast. “He has by no means taken over a workforce in the midst of the season and I am undecided what Everton are going to do.
“Ralph Hasenhuttl was linked with the job however I do not assume he needs it both. Everton are far and wide – they’d some time to set one thing up with Lampard going however clearly they haven’t executed.”
Edwards additionally suggests Everton are resigned to dropping ahead Anthony Gordon however might want to drop their asking worth for it to occur.
“He needs to depart and he might even have handed in a switch request,” Edwards mentioned. “Newcastle will not pay £60m for him although. I feel it’s going to most likely find yourself being one thing like £35m rising to £40m.
“If Gordon goes, I count on Everton to go for Hakim Ziyech at Chelsea.”
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