Report: Everton hope to pair renowned sporting director Monchi with Sevilla colleague Unai Emery

Sevilla manager Unai Emery before the match

Monchi, a reported target for Manchester United, is also being courted by the Toffees, the Telegraph claims.

Sevilla's team celebrate with their Europa League trophy on an open-top bus in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern SpainMonchi's transfer business has delivered three straight Europa League titles to Sevilla

Everton hope to pair Sevilla sporting director Monchi with the Spanish side's manager Unai Emery, the Telegraph reports.

Monchi, who has overseen the signings of Dani Alves, Ivan Rakitic and countless others during his 16 years in the role, is said to be pursuing a fresh challenge.

European heavyweights Real Madrid and Manchester United have both been linked with the 47-year-old's services, though his sudden availability is also reported to have alerted the Red Devils' north west rivals.

The report claims that Everton, who sacked head coach Roberto Martinez last month, have already held talks with Emery - the man responsible for Sevilla's on-pitch success over the past three seasons.

Sevilla coach Unai Emery celebrates after the gameEmery's men defeated Liverpool in this month's final in Basel

It adds that the Toffees will look to appoint a sporting director whether they land the 44-year-old or not, and owner Farhad Moshiri will try to tempt Monchi to Merseyside with a £100 million war-chest with which to make the club Champions League contenders.

It is claimed that Everton's chances of landing either Ronald Koeman, Frank de Boer or Manuel Pellegrini as alternatives to Emery will not be affected by their apparent interest in Monchi, given his reputation within the game.

Southampton manager Ronald KoemanSouthampton boss Koeman remains a Toffees target, according to the Telegraph

Monchi, who previously spent time in England while studying the language, has netted the Andalusians £152 million profit through player sales.

Sevilla's Ivan Rakitic celebrates with the trophy after wiining the UEFA Europe LeagueRakitic, now of Barcelona, is among one of Monchi's many bargain finds

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