Oxford fans react on Twitter to Everton coach Unsworth 'rejecting manager's job'

David Unsworth, Caretaker Manager of Everton looks on during the Premier League match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park on November 5, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Everton coach reportedly wants to stay put.

David Unsworth, Manager of Everton U23 looks on during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal and Everton at Meadow Park on February 5, 2018 in Borehamwood, England.

David Unsworth has rejected the chance to leave his role as coach of Everton's under-23 team to manage Oxford United.

SkySports report Unsworth has chosen to stay put at Everton, although Oxford themselves have claimed the coach had not been offered the job.

Either way it appears Unsworth is staying put on Merseyside, after it appeared earlier in the week that the promising young coach was set to land the job at Oxford, who are still looking for a replacement for Pep Clotet.

David Unsworth, Caretaker Manager of Everton during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Everton at Selhurst Park on November 18, 2017 in London, England.

Unsworth has had a complicated season at Everton, thrust into the limelight early in the season when he became the club's caretaker boss.

He found this more difficult than he would have hoped, and Everton chose to hire experienced boss Sam Allardyce as first team manager when Unsworth originally claimed he wanted the gig full time.

The chance to move to Oxford was an opportunity for him to develop further as a manager, and if he is serious about landing the Everton job one day, he may need to go and prove himself elsewhere.

Oxford fans though are not too upset about Unsworth's choice, having reservations about the appointment in the first place.

Here is a look at how Oxford fans have reacted to the news...







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