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Tuesday’s Toffee Bites: Everton are gonna screw up the manager search, aren’t they?

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In today’s news: Justin Kluivert could join the Blues, Vlasic is determined and should Shaqiri come to Goodison?

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Sam Allardyce is not the most exciting person to lead Everton into next season. It would be nice to see the Toffees take a chance and hire someone with potential that would represent a promising new era for the club. Is Patrick Vieira that person?

It seems like a bit of a reach. He’s only ever managed the Manchester City reserves and now he’s at the helm of MLS’s New York City FC. He’s done a fine job in those roles, but it’s not like he has so far exceeded expectations that he is an obvious choice.

Everton, think outside the box, but don’t go so far outside that the box is no longer visible.

In case you missed it

Allardyce’s conservative approach cost Everton seventh place
We learned nothing of the future while playing out a dour and lifeless present.

What most people don’t understand about Sam Allardyce
Saturday’s match was another perfect example of the growing discontent at Goodison.

Hughes lambasts referee Moss after Everton’s late equalizer
Goal came in the 96th minute after four minutes were added on.

Tuesday’s Toffee Bites

Mino Raiola could take Justin Kluivert to Everton - Sport Witness
According to the outlet, the player has chosen Mino Raiola to be his representative, with the super agent starting to make moves for the summer window.

Next year will be my season says Everton FC youngster - Daily Post
Nikola Vlasic vows to find his form at Goodison Park.

Sam Allardyce insists Everton are on their way to the top - Mirror Online
The Toffees have endured a difficult campaign but under-pressure Allardyce says the club are on the up.

Everton news: Patrick Vieira in line to replace Sam Allardyce - Express.co.uk
The Toffees are considering making a move to appoint Patrick Vieira as their new manager.

The big questions which remain unanswered in Everton's summer - Liverpool Echo
Here we take a look at the biggest questions that still face the Everton board.

Pros and cons of Everton signing Stoke City winger Xherdan Shaqiri - Liverpool Echo
The Blues are now the bookies favourites for the Swiss international.

What and How to Watch

Premier League: Swansea City vs Southampton, 2:45 p.m. ET, NBCSN
Coupe de France: Les Herbiers vs Paris St. Germain, 3:05 p.m. ET, beIN Sports
UEFA Euro U17: Netherlands vs Spain, 2 p.m. ET, ESPN3
NBA: Jazz at Rockets, game 5, 8 p.m. ET, TNT
Pelicans at Warriors, game 5, 10:30 p.m. ET, TNT

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