The Rumour Mill
Speculation, conjecture, whisperings, half-truths and outright nonsense. Disclaimer
Ronald Koeman will sign a new two-year contract at St Mary's Stadium after being offered improved terms with the south coast club, forcing Everton to look elsewhere for a successor to Roberto Martinez.
As he said he would, Ronald Koeman is giving priority to his contract talks with Southampton before considering outside offers like the possibility of managing Everton.
Former boss David Moyes is one of the potential candidates to have been contacted by Everton regarding the managerial vacancy at Goodison Park according to the Liverpool Echo.
Unai Emery has apparently expressed his happiness at Sevilla suggesting he isn't looking to leave the La Liga club in the wake of their third successive Europa League triumph.
After missing out on him last year, Jose Mourinho will make signing John Stones for Manchester United one of his priorities this summer according to a report.
Manuel Pellegrini has met with club officials to discuss potentially becoming the man to replace Roberto Martinez according to a report.
It was never really on the cards despite the reports and the rumours but Jose Mourinho will not now be the next Everton manager as reports claim Manchester United will announce the Portuguese as their next boss this week.
Joe Royle and Marc Overmars are being considered for a director of football role at Everton according to a report by MailOnline.
The London club sold the Belgian striker to Everton for £28m two years ago but have apparently made contact with the Blues about the possibility of buying him back.
The Blues are hoping to ward off interest in the Argentine defender by slapping a £25m price tag on him according to his agent.
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