Everton manager search: Toffees step up Ronald Koeman chase

first_img Ronald Koeman with former Everton boss Roberto Martinez 1 Everton are growing increasingly confident of luring Ronald Koeman away from Southampton, according to reports.The Toffees are still searching for a new boss after sacking Roberto Martinez earlier this month.Majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri is understood to have earmarked Koeman as his top choice to succeed the Spaniard.Koeman has worked wonders at Southampton since arriving at St Mary’s in 2014 and the south coast club are hoping to tie him down to a new contract.But the Dutchman, who has a year left on his current deal, has yet to commit his future to the Saints.And, according to the Daily Mirror, Moshiri is confident of he can turn Koeman’s head by offer him a huge contract and transfer warchest.Everton are hoping for a positive development over the 53-year-old this week but are also talking to other candidates if they cannot convince him to leave Southampton.Unai Emery – who masterminded Sevilla’s third successive Europa League success earlier this month – is on their list of contenders.last_img read more

Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires

center_img 0 Comments   Share   In efforts to trim the roster as the regular season approaches, the Arizona Cardinals released three players Monday.The team announced it has released center Kyle Quinn, punter Will Batson and guard/center Scott Wedige.Quinn is a University of Arizona product. He started 22 games over his last two seasons with the Wildcats, and earned All-Pac-12 honors as a junior in 2011 and as a senior in 2012. He signed with the Philadelphia Eagles after going undrafted in April, but was released before training camp began. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img