With Jose Mourinho's long-term future in the game still uncertain, it appears that Everton could be set to make an audacious attempt to bring him to Goodison Park ahead of the 2016/17 campaign.
According to the Sunday Times, the Merseyside outfit, who dismissed Roberto Martinez from his duties earlier this week, have already made a phone call to Jose Mourinho and his representatives over a shock move to the club.
The report, unsurprisingly, claims that close friends of Mourinho don't expect him to move to Everton, but it appears that the club's hierarchy are prepared to make their move.
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Mourinho has long been linked to the top job at Manchester United, of course, but it's far from certain as to whether the Red Devils will sack Dutchman Louis van Gaal.
The Red Devils, despite claiming a place in the FA Cup final, have underperformed under Van Gaal's tenure this term.
Indeed, there's every chance that United won't secure a place in next season's Champions League competition. Surely, then, missing out on a place in the top four would see Van Gaal dismissed, but stranger things have happened.
It has been well documented that it's Mourinho's preference to stay in England, but where will he end up?If Manchester United fail to make their move, perhaps he really will consider replacing Martinez at Everton.
The saga involving Mourinho may well continue for some time to come.
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