Bill Kenwright was reportedly keen to bring Mikel Arteta back to Everton.
Everton suffered another defeat on Sunday to Southampton in the Premier League.
Craig Bellamy believes that Everton would appoint Burnley boss Sean Dyche if it was down to Bill Kenwright.
Everton have spent over three weeks trying to find a replacement for Ronald Koeman.
David Unsworth is now the hot favourite to take charge of Everton - and he has the backing of Bill Kenwright too.
Everton are still looking to find a permanent replacement for Ronald Koeman.
Everton fans were rocked by the news that Romelu Lukaku had rejected a new contract at Goodison Park this week.
Everton are set to add to their squad in the January transfer window.
Romelu Lukaku scored a hat-trick for Everton against Sunderland in the Premier League last week.
The youngster has agreed a new and improved deal to extend his stay at Everton.