Report: Everton suffer a third rejection in as many days, approach for Wolves' Nuno fails

Manager of Wolves, Nuno Espirito Santo looks on during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Manchester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Etihad Stadium on October 24, 2017 in...

Everton have reportedly failed with a move for Wolverhampton Wanders boss Nuno.

Manager of Wolves, Nuno Espirito Santo looks on during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Manchester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Etihad Stadium on October 24, 2017 in...

According to a report from Goal, Wolverhampton Wanderers have rejected an approach from Everton for manager Nuno Espirito Santo.

Wolves swooped to appoint Nuno over the summer, landing the former goalkeeper as a surprise replacement for Paul Lambert – and their decision has paid dividends so far.

The 43-year-old has won 70% of his games in charge of Wolves, and they sit top of the Championship table having excelled so far this season.

Nuno Espirito Santo, the Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton and Bristol City at Molineux on September 12, 2017 in...

Nuno's exploits having gone unnoticed though, and the Portuguese boss has been the subject of an approach from Everton, according to Goal – but Wolves have rejected the bid.

The Toffees are searching for a new boss after sacking Ronald Koeman last month, and they had seemingly lined up a move for Nuno, only to see their approach rejected.

Nuno is described as being happy to remain with Wolves, embracing the project at Molineux as they attempt to return to the Premier League – and leaves Everton scrambling again.

Watford's Portuguese head coach Marco Silva shouts instructions to his players from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Watford at Stamford...

If true, the latest snub means that Everton have failed with three moves this week, as Sky Sports reported that Sam Allardyce ruled himself out of the race on Sunday after disappointing talks, before Watford rejected Everton's approach for Marco Silva.

After missing out on Silva, Everton turned to another Portuguese manager in Nuno, but with three rejections in three days, caretaker boss David Unsworth's chances of landing the job are improving.

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