Everton are considering replacing Marco Silva with Ajax boss Erik ten Hag, according to a report from 90min.
The Toffees have slipped to 18th in the Premier League table after a run of four straight defeats, and pressure is seriously beginning to mount on the Portuguese.
Fans have been growing frustrated with the lack of quality on the pitch, and the team’s haul of just seven points from eight games is hugely underwhelming after considerable investment in new players in the summer.
While Silva struggles, ten Hag is working wonders over in the Netherlands.
The 49-year-old has been in charge at Ajax since December 2017 and has delivered three major trophies for the club including a league title in 2018/19.
Last term he also guided the Dutch giants to a Champions League semi-final, and the tactician has been lauded for instilling an exciting brand of attacking football in a young team.
Apparently Toffees director of football Marcel Brands has ten Hag at the top of his wish list.
The report is bound to excite Everton supporters, many of whom have grown tired of Silva’s style of football at Goodison Park.
What ten Hag has achieved at Ajax is nothing short of special, and he would potentially be a fantastic appoitment by the Premier League club, as he could strike up a great partnership with compatriot Brands.
That said, it would surely be difficult for him to give up the Ajax project, especially given his relationship with the fans at the Johan Cruyff Arena.