The Sun reported today that early season stragglers Everton have set their eyes on making Sean Dyche their next manager.
As they look to find a replacement for Ronald Koeman, multi-millionaire owner Farhad Moshiri held talks earlier this week with Premier League veteran Sam Alladyce.
However the Sun reports he now sees Burnley manager Dyche as the man to change Everton’s fortune and climb them back up the table into more familiar territory.
Burnley manager Dyche deserves the interest he is receiving, with his current team sitting three points off a Champions League place in 7th place after a tremendous start to the season.
This season, they’ve already had wins over Everton, Chelsea and Newcastle, and have addressed the poor away form that they were criticised for last season.
Without a doubt, after five years in charge of Burnley, you can see how they have progressed up from the Championship to a very stable Premier League side, without spending the money that other teams do.
Nevertheless the allure to manage a bigger club like Everton may prove too much for Dyche to ignore, with Everton willing to pay his £2.5m release clause, and appointment could be made as early as next week.
This would be a good move for English football, as we’ve constantly heard how English coaches aren’t getting a fair chance in the Premier League and are often overlooked. But this would be a strange move for Everton, as their summer spend indicates that they would want an attacking brand of football which Dyche isn’t famous for producing.