Report: David Moyes wants to replace Marco Silva at Everton

Everton manager Marco Silva

David Moyes spent 11 years in the Premier League at Everton but could he really return to Goodison Park?

David Moyes sits in the stands during the Premier League Match between Burnley FC and Newcastle United at Turf Moor on November 26, 2018, in Burnley, England.

David Moyes is interested in an emotional return to Everton should the Merseyside giants get cold feet and part company with Marco Silva in the near future, according to the Mirror (9 October, page 55).

After another summer spending spree, the Toffees were not expected to spend the October international break stuck in the Premier League relegation zone. But that is the reality facing Everton right now with Silva, who is under increasing pressure from the terraces, leading the club to just two wins in eight games so far.

And it should come as no surprise to learn that Moyes is desperate for a second spell. The Scot spent 11 brilliant years at Everton, transforming the Toffees into genuine top four challengers on a limited budget while securing Champions League qualification in 2005 and reaching an FA Cup final four years later.

David Moyes of West Ham United  after the Premier League match between West Ham United and Everton at London Stadium on May 13, 2018 in London, England.

The Mirror claims that Moyes has recently turned down offers from Championship and League One clubs, determined as he is to rebuild his reputation in the Premier League.

With 90Min claiming that Everton have made Erik Ten Hag, the forward-thinking Ajax coach who idolises Pep Guardiola, it seems unlikely that they are going to hark back to the past and hire a man whose status now is lower now than ever before.

Erik Ten Hag, head coach of Ajax during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Valencia CF and Ajax at Estadio de Mestalla on October 2, 2019 in Valencia, Spain

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