A tweet by Andreas Böni, the journalist from Favre's native Switzerland who first claimed that the former Borussia Mönchengladbach boss was being considered by the Toffees, quotes him talking to Radio Tele Suisse Sport:
"I know that I was on Everton's shortlist, but I did not want to wait."
Favre, who resigned from Mönchengladbach last year after a poor start to the season, was appointed as Nice's new manager on a three-year deal on Monday. Prior to that he was credited with turning the Bundesliga club's fortunes around in impressive fashion, leading them into the Champions League.
Everton, meanwhile, are in the process of interviewing candidates to replace Roberto Martinez and have not yet been in a position to make a decision.
Reports suggest that part of the reason is that they are waiting on the outcome of top target Ronald Koeman's contract negotiations with Southampton where he has 12 months left on his current deal.
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1 Posted 26/05/2016 at 07:49:17
This is waffle
2 Posted 26/05/2016 at 07:51:16
3 Posted 26/05/2016 at 07:54:51
4 Posted 26/05/2016 at 08:03:04
I'm confident that we will have the right man in charge by the 3rd June and very happy with the way EFC have gone about their business in this regard.
5 Posted 26/05/2016 at 08:22:35
6 Posted 26/05/2016 at 08:26:15
If he'd wanted to come to us and thought he had a shot he'd have waited, he obviously didn't. I bet his new fanbase are chuffed though...
"there was this real looker that I heard quite fancied me but I needed something quick so I jumped in with you..."
7 Posted 26/05/2016 at 08:31:49
8 Posted 26/05/2016 at 08:50:07
9 Posted 26/05/2016 at 08:52:17
10 Posted 26/05/2016 at 08:57:05
It looks to me like we are trying our best for Koeman and if that fails we have two free agents in Pellegrini and De Boer, probably in that order. It will never ever be Moyes, complete paper talk!!
Roll in the dawn of a new era; if Mr Moshiri gets this appointment right and announces a new stadium in the docks, the mood could be about to be lifted big time and we may finally be back. COYB
11 Posted 26/05/2016 at 09:03:24
"To be indecisive or unable to make up one's mind"
The return of Dithering Davie mark 2?
12 Posted 26/05/2016 at 09:15:49
13 Posted 26/05/2016 at 09:25:57
I've been a big admirer watching him literally transform Borussia into a Champions League team. True enough, a poor start to last season made him walk... but there is undoubted quality here and the job he did at Borussia is exactly what we would like our next gaffer to do.
Nobody on this thread has any idea where Favre was on our list of candidates. He would have been a very good choice although he would not have been at the top of my list.
Astonishing isn't it?! He takes a decent job choosing not to hang around while the Everton governors make their minds up about a job he might not have got anyway and he is now erm 'desperate' grabbing apparently 50k (ridiculous) rather than our multi-million package.
Why insult the fella? He was on our radar, deserved to be on it, and now he no longer is. What a 'desperate' bastard who we didn't want anyway.
Who sounds 'desperate' here?
14 Posted 26/05/2016 at 09:28:22
15 Posted 26/05/2016 at 09:32:59
16 Posted 26/05/2016 at 09:46:01
17 Posted 26/05/2016 at 09:47:09
18 Posted 26/05/2016 at 09:52:35
Frank De Boer & Ryan Giggs as his assistant would be very exciting - with Frank's brother being another assistant/consultant?
19 Posted 26/05/2016 at 10:05:44
20 Posted 26/05/2016 at 10:07:52
21 Posted 26/05/2016 at 10:08:34
Super player. Completely unproven coach. Morals of an alley-cat.
No thanks, Ryan.
Let the new boss pick his own assistant.
22 Posted 26/05/2016 at 11:26:27
23 Posted 26/05/2016 at 11:59:41
I want Emery. My guess is FDB will get it.
24 Posted 26/05/2016 at 12:39:36
25 Posted 26/05/2016 at 12:46:09
Giggs was not given the Man Utd job, yet some think he would do it for Everton? Give me Unsworth above Giggs any day.
26 Posted 26/05/2016 at 13:12:25
27 Posted 26/05/2016 at 14:02:24
Lucy Meacock is a fan of the Europa Cup Runners Up so I would take anything she says about Everton with a huge pinch of salt.
28 Posted 26/05/2016 at 14:10:03
I looked at her Facebook page too.....feel so dirty.
29 Posted 26/05/2016 at 14:23:31
30 Posted 26/05/2016 at 14:37:16
You say it's important. I agree. So why wouldn't you want us to take some time to seriously consider who's going to be the best long term option?
31 Posted 26/05/2016 at 14:42:59
What are Neil Warnock and Martin O'Neill doing at the moment oh and those two German coaches Klinsman and Loew?
32 Posted 26/05/2016 at 14:54:04
As lovely as the lovely Lucy Meacock is, she's a closet red.
I still would though.
33 Posted 26/05/2016 at 14:55:14
We will know when there's a picture holding the scarf up at GP.
34 Posted 26/05/2016 at 14:56:53
35 Posted 26/05/2016 at 14:59:16
36 Posted 26/05/2016 at 15:07:43
Betfair have just listed Commander Lassard at 3/1 as our next manager.
38 Posted 26/05/2016 at 15:24:50
Just checked oddschecker and Mike Green is 66/1.
Hire DeBoer now please...
39 Posted 26/05/2016 at 15:28:34
40 Posted 26/05/2016 at 15:29:45
Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Santa Clara 1 June 2008 3 June 2010 69 31 21 17 44.93
Porto 22 June 2011 7 June 2013 92 64 16 12 69.57
Al-Ahli 1 July 2013 4 May 2014 37 19 10 8 51.35
Olympiacos 8 January 2015 10 June 2015 20 12 5 3 60.00
FenerbahÃ§e 11 June 2015 Present 59 37 15 7 62.71
Total 277 163 67 47 58.84
Let's go for him very good CV
41 Posted 26/05/2016 at 15:30:31
Candidates on the supposed list are dropping like fles; if we wait any longer, Kenwright is going to need a very long spoon with which to scrape the bottom of the barrel to get to the dregs of what's left.
I still say this mystery list is a smokescreen to hide behind the manager Bill wants... Moyes.
42 Posted 26/05/2016 at 15:36:35
Bielsa disciple with a 58% win ratio and an emphasis on fast, aggressive, attacking football.
43 Posted 26/05/2016 at 15:38:59
"I've been interviewed by Everton,"
"No, I've been interviewed by Everton."
45 Posted 26/05/2016 at 15:55:41
In 2015, Jorge Sampaoli led Chile to victory in the Copa America on home soil.
On 30 November, he was named on the final three-man shortlist for the 2015 FIFA World Coach of the Year award, joined by Spaniards Pep Guardiola (Bayern Munich) and Luis Enrique (Barcelona).
On 19 January 2016, he resigned as manager of Chile.
46 Posted 26/05/2016 at 15:56:07
His initials are FC and there is a Russian connection.
Please don't blame me if it's not true or if it IS true. I'm just passing on something that's just been whispered in my ear!
Personally I hope it is not true.
47 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:00:49
48 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:01:24
49 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:02:04
50 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:03:09
51 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:05:39
52 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:05:45
while we wait
Who the feck is FC by the way? do tell
53 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:07:53
54 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:07:57
55 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:09:38
56 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:16:18
Meanwhile, Ron De Boer has said that his brother Frank would have Rom rotting in the reserves after his recent comments. I'd hire him just for that now.
57 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:18:36
58 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:21:04
59 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:30:46
Fucking David Susan Elizabeth Moyes C**t !
60 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:31:46
61 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:32:14
63 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:37:27
64 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:39:56
He's 69....not old these days.
His failures with England and Russia were, in my opinion, more to do with the shite he was working with. Career win rate 57%.
Not pushing for him....just saying like!
65 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:43:01
66 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:45:16
67 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:46:05
68 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:46:10
69 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:47:58
70 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:50:06
71 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:54:23
72 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:55:26
73 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:57:01
OK Fabio, you have the job....... just one final condition...... pop this on yer head Just like that !
Tommy Cooper as Evertons next manager ?
Utter fucking genius !
D'You know ?
I really could handle that. I could. At least the post match interviews would make more sense.
The more that I think about this Gerry, the more sense it makes.
Christ people have been laughing at us for fucking decades !
We need to expand our "Global Brand" and EVERYONE loves Tommy.
"Everton the Bottle Glass, Glass Bottle Club !"
Egypt is a MASSIVE Football crazy country and with Tommy's help.......Bingo !
We could soon be atop he football pyramid.
74 Posted 26/05/2016 at 16:59:29
75 Posted 26/05/2016 at 17:01:51
76 Posted 26/05/2016 at 17:10:28
Fabio Capello ?
Blue Fez'z !
Dragons Den !
77 Posted 26/05/2016 at 17:30:17
2 weeks ago Martinez was sacked to the relief of the majority of Evertonians.
I say majority as I believe there was 9% who wanted him to stay for 1 more season in his role.
So in 2 weeks we expect EFC to have lined up, interviewed and installed a new manager on millions of pounds per year?
In your dreams! It would take my company the best part of 6 weeks to recruit a manager as we would want to make sure we had done our homework on the candidate and they wanted the job for the right reasons.
I have total confidence that Moshiri will want to carry out his due diligence before making such an appointment as I believe he knows how critical it will be in relation to his future plans and sending out a message to the supporters.
If they wanted a quick appointment why haven't they installed Moyes? He is available right now and knows the club inside and out. The reason is, they don't want him and have other targets in place who they believe can move the club forward in line with their objectives.
Ps, Mourinho has been odds on for the United job for months and reportedly been paid £4m to sit at home and not accept another job, so please don't use this example of how quickly MU have acted in appointing a new manager.
So yes, I am okay with everything and have total faith that Moshiri is steering the ship in the right direction in this regard.
78 Posted 26/05/2016 at 17:31:56
79 Posted 26/05/2016 at 17:37:14
80 Posted 26/05/2016 at 18:58:05
Would he be interested in leaving Greendale and would he want Jess as his assistant?
81 Posted 26/05/2016 at 19:22:08
So for a cheeky double, Pelagrini to be named Sunday.
82 Posted 26/05/2016 at 20:52:40
83 Posted 26/05/2016 at 21:40:20
Was sporting director of Porto when they appointed Mourinho. Has won trophies at all clubs he's managed. Good win % at all clubs and has some good players at his current club ( Rom's cousin is there ) Likes a 4-4-2 or 4-3-3 and will adapt tactics during a game and it's said his teams ' fight for 90 minutes and never give up.'
Sounds like a decent manager
but ( ah, there's always a 'but' ) he doesn't seem to stay at a club very long.
Worth a look ??
84 Posted 26/05/2016 at 21:58:11
you can vote on him on the daily record site.
Doubt Kenwright would be quick enough to snap him up, Caley will likely get him first
85 Posted 26/05/2016 at 23:30:05
86 Posted 27/05/2016 at 17:00:43
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