Frank Lampard is no longer the manager of Everton. Eight games without a win, including six losses, cost him his job. “Desserts”, penultimate with 15 points in 20 days, see how It is likely to drop to second place for the first time since 1951.
The ‘selection’ to succeed Lampard is very open. There are many names that sound in the islands. The most frequent is Sean Dyche, the former Burnley coach. On the other hand, others exclude him and point to Marcelo Bielsa, Thomas Frank (Brentford) and Nuno Espirito Santo (Al-Ittihad).
Also on the table is the “romantic” option of Wayne Rooney and another, more conservative one. A ‘tandem’ made up of former player Leighton Baines, Everton under-18s coach and Paul Tait, under-21s coach.
Also on the table is a “Made in Spain” route: the Marcelino García Toral route. The former coach of Athletic, Valencia and Villarreal, among others, has been contacted by Everton to find out how willing he is to sit on the bench at Goodison Park.
For now it’s just that: contact. He will become, if accomplished, the fifth Spanish Prime Minister’s coach. He will join Mikel Arteta (Arsenal), Pep Guardiola (Manchester City), Julen Lopetegui (Wolves) and Unai Emery (Aston Villa).
Marcelino isn’t the first Spanish coach to check out Everton this season. after the world cup, “Candy” has already called Roberto Martinez, who led the club between 2013 and 2016, To take the baton from Lampard.