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Everton in advanced talks with ex-Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo amid Crystal Palace collapse

Everton are getting closer to the appointment of Nuno Espirito Santo as new manager, according to talkSPORT.

Toffees owner Farhad Moshiri has made former Wolves boss his main target to replace Carlo Ancelotti and personal terms talks are underway.

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Nuno’s camp expects a formal, written contract offer to arrive within the next 48 hours, with Santo in pole position to become Everton’s new boss.

Santo was about to move to Crystal Palace before being alerted to Everton’s interest.

It is understood that the Toffees have evaluated a number of candidates after Ancelotti’s shock return to Real Madrid last week.

One potential stumbling block is the influence of Nuno’s agent Jorge Mendes, who played a major role behind the scenes at Molineux.

Santo is said to be Everton’s sixth permanent manager in the past five years.


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