Sam Allardyce has agreed terms with Everton to manage the club’s first team for the next 18 months after previously stating that he had no ambitions to take another job” when he stepped down at Crystal Palace last season
Allardyce takes over from interim manager, David Unsworth who has been handling the team following the recent sacking of former manager Ronald Koeman.
Also, Big Sam as he is fondly called, is expected to oversee his first match on Saturday when Everton play at home against Huddersfield Town.
He is said to have agreed an 18-month deal reputed to be around £9m.
A statement released by the club,
“Sam Allardyce will be at Finch Farm this afternoon to finalise terms on becoming the new manager of Everton,” read a club statement.
“David Unsworth will remain in charge for tonight’s match against West Ham at Goodison Park.”