Ticks all boxes: Everton fans want Moshiri to try again for Paulo Fonseca after Champions League heroics

Paulo Fonseca, Manager of Shakhtar Donetsk gives his team instructions during the UEFA Champions League group F match between Feyenoord and Shakhtar Donetsk at Feijenoord Stadion on...

Shakhtar Donetsk beat Manchester City 2-1 on Wednesday night.

Shakhtar Donetsk's Portuguese manager Paulo Fonseca and Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola greet one another after the UEFA Champions League group F football match between...Shakhtar Donetsk manager Paulo Fonseca and Manchester City's Pep Guardiola

Manchester City ended their Champions League group stage campaign with a defeat on Wednesday night, as they lost 2-1 at Shakhtar Donetsk.

Pep Guardiola picked something of a rotated side for the trip to Ukraine, and saw his side slip to a 2-0 deficit in the first half, with Brazilian duo Bernard and Ismaily both finding the back of the net.

City did pull one back late on from a Sergio Aguero penalty, but Guardiola has warmed up for the Manchester derby with a defeat, whilst the result sends Shakhtar through to the last 16.

Paulo Fonseca, Manager of Shakhtar Donetsk gives his team instructions during the UEFA Champions League group F match between Feyenoord and Shakhtar Donetsk at Feijenoord Stadion on...

It's a huge achievement for manager Paulo Fonseca, especially given that Feyenoord and Napoli were also in their group, with the Portuguese boss continuing to impress.

Fonseca, 44, won the Ukrainian Premier League title last season following a move from Braga, and his stock continues to rise after guiding Shakhtar into the knockout stages of the Champions League.

That is particularly interesting for Everton fans, given that O Jogo reported just last week that the Toffees were in advanced talks with Fonseca over a move to replace Ronald Koeman, only for Shakhtar to block the move and leave Everton to appoint Sam Allardyce instead.

Paulo Fonseca SC Braga coach during the UEFA Europa League Quarter Final first leg match between SC Braga and Shakhtar Donetsk at the Estadio Municipal de Braga on April 7, 2016 in Braga,...

After seeing Fonseca guide his Shakhtar side to a win over Manchester City, Everton fans took to Twitter to hail the former Porto boss, suggesting that Everton and Farhad Moshiri to go for Fonseca at the end of the season - despite only handing Allardyce an 18-month deal last week.

Many are impressed with Fonseca's brand of football, believing that a summer move could be ideal after Allardyce stabilises the club, but it remains to be seen whether Everton and Moshiri feel the same way.

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