The Rumour Mill
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Sky Sports News are reporting that it is their understanding that a decision over Roberto Martinez's tenure at the club could be made before the weekend.
Roberto Martinez has been sounded out by two clubs in Spain about a possible managerial role should he leave his post at Everton this month.
Everton are being linked with a move for Santos star Lucas Lima as well as another bid for Andriy Yarmolenko according to ESPN.
The former Borussia Moenchengladbach manager is being mentioned in his native Switzerland as a potential candidate to replace Roberto Martinez.
The Chilean is believed to be keen to stay in England after he leaves Manchester City at the end of the season and has, according to a report, told friends he would be keen on managing Everton if Roberto Martinez is sacked.
Roberto Martinez's days as Everton manager are numbered if reports in the Express and Telegraph are any indication.
18-year-old Rob Holding is apparently also wanted by Arsenal and Bournemouth and the Trotters kept him out of the line-up for the final match of the season to protect against injury ahead of his potential sale this summer.
The Sunday People's big Sunday story concerns the soon-to-be-ex-Watford manager who they say has been sounded out by the Blues as a potential replacement for Roberto Martinez.
Scouts from the club have reportedly been tracking 21-year-old centre half Bjorn Engels of Club Brugge but have yet to put in an offer.
(Het Laatste Nieuws)
Last week Joachim Löw emerged out of the blue as the hot choice to replace Roberto Martinez at Everton in the eyes of bookmakers Betfair, this week it's the Ireland manager's turn.
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