Last month, David Moyes picked up his first win at Goodison Park since leaving Everton in 2013.
Moyes led his West Ham side to a 1-0 victory over the Toffees thanks to a goal from Tomas Soucek.
In an exclusive interview, former Everton goalkeeper Nigel Martyn told us he believes Moyes would never rule out a return to Goodison.
He said that perhaps meant the Scot, who he played under during his time with the Toffees, was extra keen to put his best foot forward on his return.
“Losing to West Ham, that was a disappointment really,” said Martyn. “Carlo Ancelotti will have been disappointed but Moyesy was loving it!
“I’m sure he would have gone there with everything planned meticulously in what he was going to do and they got the result they needed.
“He loved his time at Everton and I don’t think he would rule out ever going back. It might be something he would like to do in the future.
“So he has to show the owners of Everton and everybody what a great job he can do. So for him winning at Goodison reflects quite well.”
“To be honest there were a lot of West Ham fans thinking ‘ah it’s not great’ when he got re-appointed. But he’s built a team now and West Ham fans should be delighted with how they’re playing.”
Moyes going back to Everton would be interesting if it ever did happen.
There was a sense that he felt he was taking the next step in his career by leaving for Manchester United but his time at Old Trafford didn’t work out as planned.
Also, Everton’s injection of money which came afterwards hasn’t taken them to the next level – yet – although Ancelotti has them battling for Europe this season.
It would be fascinating to see Moyes back at Goodison with the budget he never had the first time around.
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