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Have Everton missed chance to appoint Burnley's Dyche as manager?

Sean Dyche, Manager of Burnley looks on prior to the Premier League match between Southampton and Burnley at St Mary's Stadium on November 4, 2017 in Southampton, England.

Everton have still not made contact with Burnley for Sean Dyche - have they now missed their opportunity?

Everton's Dutch manager Ronald Koeman looks on after Arsenal score their fourth goal during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park in...Ronald Koeman looks on after Arsenal score their fourth goal during the English Premier League football match against Everton.

The search to appoint a permanent manager to replace Ronald Koeman at Everton continues into a fourth week with still no clear sign of who it will be.

According to Sky Sports, Sam Allardyce is no longer being considered for the role and efforts to bring Marco Silva to Goodison Park from Watford have ended after being knocked back a second time.

Marco Silva, Manager of Watford gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park on November 5, 2017 in Liverpool, England.Marco Silva, manager of Watford, gives his team instructions during the Premier League match against Everton.

Current caretaker David Unsworth has made no secret of his desire to be given the job permanently and the 44 year old remains in the running despite three defeats and one win during his four matches in charge so far.

Sean Dyche is another who has been regularly linked with the role, but apparently still no contact has been made between the Toffees and the Burnley boss.

Sean Dyche, Manager of Burnley looks on prior to the Premier League match between Southampton and Burnley at St Mary's Stadium on November 4, 2017 in Southampton, England.Sean Dyche, manager of Burnley, looks on prior to the Premier League match against Southampton.

Which begs the question whether Dyche would even be interested anymore having clearly been so far down owner Farhad Moshiri's wishlist?

If it were a straight decision between the 46 year old and Unsworth then surely the former would be the more appealing choice having twice earned the Clarets promotion to the Premier League and guiding them to seventh currently this season after impressive away results at Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur, among others.

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