What David Moyes told Charlie Nicholas about Everton boss Marco Silva last month

Marco Silva the head coach

David Moyes is said to be keen on taking the job at Everton now.

Marco Silva, manager of Everton, before the Premier League match between Burnley and Everton at Turf Moor, Burnley on Saturday 5th October 2019. (Credit: Pat Scaasi | MI News) Photograph...

According to The Daily Mirror (9th October, page 55), David Moyes now wants the Everton job, just weeks after he spoke about Marco Silva’s future.

Silva is under huge pressure at Everton, with the Toffees currently sat in the relegation zone in the Premier League.

And Moyes reportedly told Sky Sports Soccer Saturday pundit Charlie Nicholas last month that he felt Silva was on the edge.

"I've been speaking to David Moyes and a couple of Everton fans and they were saying they always feel they're two or three bad results away from this manager being strangled out of this club,” the Daily Express quoted Nicholas as saying.


Whether Silva will be sacked by Everton remains to be seen, but unless their form improves that seems the inevitable ending.

Everton had big expectations going into this season, but they have failed to live up to them so far.

If Silva was to go, Moyes appointment at Everton would be highly controversial.

Everton manager David Moyes speaks to his player Leighton Baines before the Barclays Premier League match between Wigan and Everton at the DW Stadium on April 30, 2011 in Wigan, England.

Moyes was very successful during his last spell in charge at Goodison Park, but his managerial career has not gone according to plan since.

Moyes has struggled at Manchester United, Sunderland and West Ham United more recently, and some Everton supporters may be left feeling that his arrival would show a lack of ambition.

Have something to tell us about this article?

Register for EVERTON team updates

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch