Everton boss Sam Allardyce 'to be sacked in next 48 hours'

Sam Allardyce expected to leave Everton on Wednesday

Everton management want Wayne Rooney to stay

In what promises to be a busy week for Moshiri, Everton are also expected to hold talks with forward Wayne Rooney's representatives over his projected move to DC United in Major League Soccer, while the departure of chief executive Robert Elstone is expected to be announced imminently, paving his way for a return to rugby league.

Star man: For the second time in three seasons, Mahrez amassed double-digit goals and assists for Leicester (12 and 10 this season; 17 and 11 in the title-winning season of 2015-16), all while trying to force a move away from the club and missing a handful of games as part of the plan.

He said: "There's no update".

Allardyce said: It's not in my hands now.

Allardyce was appointed in November a year ago and managed to guide Everton to a top half finish, but inconsistent results and an uninspiring style of football have led to calls for his contract to be terminated at the end of the season.

The former England boss has faced criticism from supporters for his style of play, however, with an increasing number calling for a change in manager, but Allardyce intends to honour his two-year contract, which expires next summer.

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Although the Premier League is a dream job for any manager this days, an offer from Benfica with the chance to win titles in his home country would certainly attract Silva as well.

Both approaches were unsuccessful, but given that Silva is now unemployed, he'll no doubt jump at the chance to return to the Premier League, should Everton come knocking at his door. Then those fans enjoy their football a little bit more than they are at the moment. In the January window, Farhad [Moshiri] backed us up with two very important signings [Theo Walcott and Cenk Tosun].

"We've had a good season and the voices, who doesn't get stick as a manager?"

"Who knows what is going to happen next".

"The season is finished and I am going to have a meeting with Farhad [Moshiri, the club's leading shareholder] this week and then I will go on my holidays".

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