Phil Neville believes that Ronald Koeman will be a brilliant appointment for Everton, if they can complete a deal.
The Daily Mirror have suggested that Southampton boss Koeman is close to making a move to Goodison Park.
Koeman initially stated that he was happy to stay with the Saints until the end of his current contract. However, the package on offer at Everton appears to have tempted Koeman and the Dutchman is expected to complete a switch to Merseyside in the near future.
Koeman’s departure would be a major blow for Southampton, but Neville believes that the 53-year-old would be a great appointment for Everton.
Koeman’s agent has suggested that the Saints boss has already agreed personal terms with Everton, ahead of the proposed move.
Everton have been without a manager since they decided to fire Roberto Martinez, one match before the end of last season.
Everton finished in 11th place in the Premier League last term, but they will be aiming to make a push for the top six next campaign.