The Blues reportedly reignited their interest in Fonseca this month after originally sounding him out 18 months ago when he was still with SC Braga.
Having been frustrated in their attempts to prise Silva away from Vicarage Road, Everton turned to Fonseca as an alternative, particularly after he indicated his desire to try his hand in the English Premier League in an interview last month.
According to the Independent, Farhad Moshiri held talks with Fonseca and his agent Jorge Mendes this past weekend. However, Shakhtar, whom the 44-year-old has guided to a domestic league and cup double and now to the brink of the knockout stages of the Champions League, are hoping to tie Fonseca down on a new contract to replace the one that expires in May and have rejected an approach from Everton.
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1 Posted 28/11/2017 at 19:45:03
*Cleans the barrels of the revolver...
2 Posted 28/11/2017 at 19:49:13
3 Posted 28/11/2017 at 19:51:03
4 Posted 28/11/2017 at 19:56:20
5 Posted 28/11/2017 at 19:58:12
6 Posted 28/11/2017 at 20:03:34
Offer Dyche the £6m a year, pro rata that Allardyce was offered. Let's see if he turns that down.
Was Tuchel even spoken to? What about Blanc? Mancini? There's a long list of names to go through before you get to Allardyce.
7 Posted 28/11/2017 at 20:03:38
Looks like we're detained to get big Sam.. whoop whoop.
8 Posted 28/11/2017 at 20:10:19
They want some cash. Fair dos.
9 Posted 28/11/2017 at 20:13:39
10 Posted 28/11/2017 at 20:22:58
11 Posted 28/11/2017 at 20:33:15
12 Posted 28/11/2017 at 20:34:55
13 Posted 28/11/2017 at 20:41:44
What group of fans greet a new manager while looking forward to his replacement?
If this happens to be Allardyce then that is where we are at.
14 Posted 28/11/2017 at 20:47:12
We fancied ourselves to be an attractive lady but now look so much more like a thru'penny whore, what with Allardyce playing hard to get.
15 Posted 28/11/2017 at 20:50:14
16 Posted 28/11/2017 at 20:54:30
17 Posted 28/11/2017 at 20:56:10
We've fucked ourselves, and deserve no better.
No club is going to let a successful manager leave mid season.
18 Posted 28/11/2017 at 20:56:40
19 Posted 28/11/2017 at 20:57:25
Glad we're not getting Silva, we've had enough of poor defensive set ups we don't want anymore.
20 Posted 28/11/2017 at 20:59:36
21 Posted 28/11/2017 at 21:24:41
Suddenly it's 1:00 am and we're steaming, staggering all over the place. A disgrace. Food spilled down the shirt. Everyone is avoiding eye contact, all our friends are paired up dancing having a great night.
Finally our old mate, who we haven't spoken to for years as he isn't particularly cool Sam sees us spewing in the toilet and calls a taxi, pays the driver and restores a little dignity.
22 Posted 28/11/2017 at 21:31:11
23 Posted 28/11/2017 at 21:41:54
The fanbase is riven over it, he will be pilloried from day one. No good will, no optimism, just a case of swallowing our medicine. Sorry lads no thanks.
I can tell the fella's ego is so big he wants badly to take us on, there's no way he's going at seasons end if appointed.
Moshiri loses any credibility he has left if this happens: 0 for 2.
Despair, utter defeatism.
24 Posted 28/11/2017 at 21:51:05
25 Posted 28/11/2017 at 22:00:00
This implies permission was given, unless a 'tapping up' complaint is due to be raised?!?!
Thus, they're after the wonga, probably to pay for their new manager...
26 Posted 28/11/2017 at 22:04:41
27 Posted 28/11/2017 at 23:02:11
Demands are being made that are totally unreasonable in normal times.
I don't think Farhad can stomach being bent over a barrel with his knickers down and he's telling some of these agents to go and fuck themselves instead.
28 Posted 29/11/2017 at 10:07:38
I said of Moshiri at the time of his "expected losses" comment that he was an utter fool and he hasn't done anything to make me think otherwise. Dark days.
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