Andre Villas-Boas was contacted by Everton, but he had no interest

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.

Everton were keen to see if Andre Villas-Boas would have wanted to move to Goodison Park.

A dejected Andre Villas-Boas the Head Coach of Tottenham walks off the pitch following his team's defeat in the penalty shoot out during UEFA Europa League quarter final second leg match...

According to the Telegraph, Andre Villas-Boas did speak to Everton, but he turned the job down.

Villas-Boas was in charge at Shanghai SIPG, and Everton made an approach to see if the Portuguese boss would be interested in the vacancy at Goodison Park.

However, the former Tottenham and Chelsea manager has decided that he wants to leave his current job in China and take a break from football.

Shanghai SIPG coach Andre Villas-Boas looks on during the AFC Champions League round of 16 football match Shanghai SIPG against Jiangsu Suning FC in Nanjing, on May 31, 2017.

Everton contacted Villas-Boas after they found out it was impossible to bring in Marco Silva from Watford, but they were left frustrated.

As a result, Everton have turned to Sam Allardyce, who is expected to take over at Goodison Park in the near future.

Allardyce was linked with the Everton job weeks ago, but they were unable to agree a deal for the experienced boss at that time.

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.

However, as Everton’s form has worsened, the Merseyside club’s board have clearly become concerned and moved for Allardyce again.

Everton are currently in 16th place in the Premier League table, with their next match coming against West Ham United this evening.

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