Former Toffee Phil Neville Interested in Vacant Everton Job Following Ronald Koeman Dismissal

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Phil Neville is reported to be interested in becoming the new manager at Everton, following the recent sacking of Ronald Koeman.

Neville made over 300 appearances for Everton during his playing career, after he moved from his boyhood club Manchester United in 2005. The 40-year-old was a mainstay in Everton's side for eight seasons and would relish the chance to further his coaching career at Goodison Park, according toBBC Sport.

Former boss Ronald Koeman managed just one full season with the Toffees, after he was sacked following his side's 5-2 defeat to Arsenal last weekend. 


Neville's limited coaching credentials include a stint as first-team coach under David Moyes at Manchester United and a role at Valencia as assistant manager to his brother Gary.

Meanwhile, Everton U23s head coach David Unsworth will take charge of Everton while the club look for a replacement for Koeman. Neville is the latest name to be thrown into the mix with the likes of Sean Dyche, David Moyes and even Carlo Ancelotti all linked to the job. 

Also reportedly interested in the role is Neville's former Manchester United teammate Ryan Giggs. The Welshman took temporary charge of Manchester United following the sacking of David Moyes, but is yet to hold a permanent managerial role. 

Koeman has left Everton with two wins from their nine league games this season. The Toffees currently sit 18th in the Premier League table, despite having spent £140m in the summer. 

The likes of Wayne Rooney, Jordan Pickford, Gylfi Sigurdsson, and Michael Keane were all brought in to bolster Everton's squad but have so far failed to deliver this season.