Sam Allardyce’s response when asked about Everton job

General view outside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on October 22, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Should Everton appoint Sam Allardyce as their new manager?

Sam Allardyce, Manager of Crystal Palace looks on prior to the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Hull City at Selhurst Park on May 14, 2017 in London, England.

Former Newcastle United and West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce is without a managerial job at the moment.

Allardyce parted company with Crystal Palace after securing the London club’s Premier League status for the 2017-18 campaign.

The Englishman is one of the best managers around who is currently unemployed, and one suspects that it is only a matter of time before a big club comes in for him.

Sam Allardyce, Manager of Crystal Palace looks on prior to the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Hull City at Selhurst Park on May 14, 2017 in London, England.

Could Everton be that club? The Toffees are searching for a permanent manager following the recent dismissal of Ronald Koeman, with the team currently in danger of getting relegated to the Championship at the end of the season.

According to Sky Bet, former West Ham manager Allardyce is the favourite for the hotseat at Goodison Park with odds of 4/6.

Sam Allardyce, Manager of Crystal Palace shows appreciation to the fans after the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Hull City at Selhurst Park on May 14, 2017 in London,...

The 63-year-old, though, is not giving anything away and was quite coy when asked on Match of the Day on BBC One on Saturday night (11:15pm, November 4, 2017) if he would like to go back into management.

“At the moment I am enjoying myself here,” said Allardyce with a smile when initially asked the question.

Allardyce added, again with a smile, when pressed further: “You never know, you never know, don’t think so really.”

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