Louis van Gaal responds when asked about Everton job

General view inside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on October 22, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is the second favourite for the Everton managerial job, according to latest odds.

Louis van Gaal looks on prior to the UEFA Champions League group F match between Manchester City and Feyenoord at Etihad Stadium on November 21, 2017 in Manchester, United Kingdom.

Former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has told The Daily Mail that he has not been approached by Everton regarding the managerial role at Goodison Park.

Everton are on the hunt for a new permanent manager following the departure of Ronald Koeman.

David Unsworth has been placed in charge of the Toffees’ first team for the time being.

Louis van Gaal looks on during the Final of the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 between Netherlands v Denmark at FC Twente Stadium on August 6, 2017 in Enschede, Netherlands.

According to Sky Bet, the odds of former United manager Van Goal becoming the new Everton manager are 7/2.

The Dutchman is the second favourite for the Everton managerial role behind Watford boss Marco Silva, but he has claimed that there has been no approach from the Merseyside outfit.

“I've not yet been asked,” Van Gaal told The Daily Mail regarding the Everton role.

Louis van Gaal Manager of Manchester United celebrates after winning The Emirates FA Cup Final match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Wembley Stadium on May 21, 2016 in...

Van Gaal has managed in the Premier League before - at Manchester United - and he would be a good appointment by Everton.

The Dutchman is a very good coach who will be able to get the best out of the under-performing players.

Everton were aiming to break into the top six of the Premier League at the start of the season, but now they are in danger of getting relegated to the Championship.

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