Louis Van Gaal soars up the betting as Everton’s manager search continues

The money has come in for the former Man United boss to take over at Goodison Park…

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Louis van Gaal has emerged as a leading contender for the vacant Everton manager’s job, as the Toffees continue to come unstuck in their search for a new boss.

The former Manchester United man is now third-favourite in the betting at 5/1, behind seemingly unwanted caretaker chief David Unsworth (3/1), and the seemingly ungettable Marco Silva (8/11).

Original favourite Sean Dyche remains amongst the front-runners in the market at 6/1, but every other contender is seen as a long-shot by the bookies.

Asked about the possibility of a return to England for LVG spokesman Paddy Power said: “Everton’s search for a new manager has been tediously slow, calculated and without much end product – which could explain why LVG has emerged as a contender for the role.

“The board, it is said, want a big name – which Louis Van Gaal certainly counts as.”

NEXT EVERTON MANAGER

8/11       Marco Silva
3/1         David Unsworth
5/1         Louis Van Gaal
6/1         Sean Dyche
16/1       Sam Allardyce
25/1       Martin O’Neill
25/1       Guus Hiddink
25/1       Carlo Ancelotti

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