Everton news: Guus Hiddink a contender for the Everton job

By Laura O'Leary

3rd Nov, 2017 | 7:45am

Report: Everton contact cup-winning manager with elite CV as Unsworth replacement

By Laura O’Leary

Everton have “sounded out” former Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink for the vacant managerial position, according to a report.

The Daily Mirror report that Everton have looked at the possibility of the experienced manager taking over the reigns at the club.

The 70-year-old’s last managerial position was at Chelsea, when he took the role on during the 2015/16 season following Jose Mourinho’s exit.

This was Hiddink’s second spell at the Blues having stepped in,while also managing Russia, after Luiz Felipe Scolari was relieved of his duties in the 2008/2009 season.

While he was only there for a short spell, in his last game at the club before returning to his job with Russia, the manager won the FA Cup.

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Hiddink oversaw Chelsea beat Everton 2-1 at Wembley in 2009 to win the silverware ahead of the Toffees.

Aside from managing Chelsea and Russia, Hiddink’s impressive CV contains several spells at notable clubs.

The Dutch manager has been in charge of PSV, Valencia, Real Madrid, the Netherlands and the list goes on even further.

In other Everton news, there will be a swift final decision made in the Toffees’ pursuit to replace Koeman after this 43-year-old was offered a deal.

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