Former Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti, is reportedly closing in on the manager’s job at Everton.
Initial talks between the two parties are believed to have been positive with Ancelotti sacked by Napoli only last week.
Reports understands Ancelotti has agreed a deal in principle with the Everton board for the job.
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Duncan Ferguson remains in interim charge after overseeing an improvement in performances, and will be in the dugout for the EFL Cup quarter-final with Leicester on Wednesday.
But there is every chance Ancelotti will take charge against Arsenal this weekend.