Report provides latest update on Everton's manager search... and it's bad news for David Unsworth

David Unsworth, Caretaker Manager of Everton looks on during the Premier League match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park on November 5, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Everton are said to be looking to appoint a new manager from outside of Goodison Park.

David Unsworth, Caretaker Manager of Everton gives his team instructions during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on October 25, 2017 in...

According to a report in the Independent, Everton are looking for a manager from outside of the club - with David Unsworth’s chances of being placed in charge on a permanent basis seemingly ruled out.

Everton have recently made an approach for Watford boss Marco Silva, but the Hornets are determined to keep hold of their manager.

Whether Everton will offer Watford a compensation package that proves too tempting to turn down remains to be seen, but the Toffees are thought to be looking towards making an external appointment.

Everton's interim manager David Unsworth looks on during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge in London on October 25, 2017.

Unsworth is currently in temporary charge, and he has made no secret of his desire to get the job on a long-term basis.

However, after three defeats in four games, the Independent suggest that Unsworth has not done enough to convince Everton’s board that he is the man for the job.

David Unsworth, Caretaker Manager of Everton shakes hands with Dominic Calvert-Lewin of Everton in defeat after the Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King...

Unsworth did win his last match in charge at Everton, when the Toffees came from 2-0 down to beat Watford, but that does not seem to have been enough.

Unsworth could still be in charge at Everton for their next match, which comes against Crystal Palace at the weekend.

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