Stan Collymore comments on Twitter on Joe Royle’s return at Everton

The former Everton boss is taking charge this weekend following the sacking of Roberto Martinez.

Writing on social networking site Twitter, Stan Collymore has said it will be nice to see Joe Royle back in charge of Everton.

The former Everton boss will take charge of the Toffees alongside David Unsworth this weekend following the sacking of Roberto Martinez.

The Spanish boss was relieved of his duties on Thursday afternoon following the 3-0 loss to Sunderland on Wednesday evening.

His sacking was the culmination of a disappointing campaign that will see them finish outside the top ten for the second successive year.

As a result, Royle and Unsworth will take charge for the final game against Norwich City, and Collymore says it will be great to see the former back.

Attention now turns to who will be Roberto Martinez’s permanent successor at the club this summer.

A number of names have already been linked with the job, with several currently Premier League bosses among them.

The current favourite however appears to be Frank de Boer, with the Dutchman having left Ajax this week following their title loss to PSV and his agent admitting he would be interested in the Toffees.

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