theathletic.com : 1 JUNE, 2021, 7:51 PM
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti’s mooted move to Real Madrid is a done deal, according to sources.
The Athletic has been told by sources close to the board at Everton that a move is close. Everton have arranged a meeting of their board at 3pm on Tuesday to discuss the situation.
Everton are now thought to be drawing up a shortlist of possible replacements. These include Rafa Benitez, David Moyes — who would be considered unlikely at this stage — Paulo Fonseca and Roberto Martinez.
Zidane left Real last month after a difficult campaign, which saw them knocked out in the Champions League semi-finals and finished second in La Liga. Ancelotti previously managed the club between 2013 and 2015.
Ancelotti took Everton to 10th in the Premier League last season, missing out on a place in Europe in the process.
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