Report: Steve Walsh reunites with ex Everton colleague at Southampton

General view ahead of the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Leicester City at St Mary's Stadium on August 25, 2018 in Southampton, United Kingdom.

Walsh's former Everton colleague Martyn Glover is currently employed by Southampton.

Craig Shakespeare, Assistant Manager of Everton, speaks to Steve Walsh, Director of Football at Everton, prior to the Premier League match between Watford and Everton at Vicarage Road on...

The former Everton director of football, Steve Walsh, is scouting for Southampton, according to The Sun on Sunday (page 59).

Walsh was replaced by Marcel Brands at Everton in May 2018.

And it is claimed that he is being used by one of his old Goodison Park colleagues, Martyn Glover, to 'check on' potential Southampton recruits.


Southampton, who were beaten 2-1 by Everton on Saturday, recently lost their director of football operations, Ross Wilson, to Glasgow Rangers.

Glover is currently employed as the Saints' chief scout.

Walsh is best known for his time with Leicester City, for whom he scouted key members of their title-winning side, such as Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez and N'Golo Kante.

Leicester City's Italian manager Claudio Ranieri (C) stands with the Premier league trophy as the Leicester City team take part in an open-top bus parade through Leicester to celebrate...

The north west native also worked at Chester City, Bury, Chelsea, Newcastle United and Hull City, before joining Everton.

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