Everton have all but appointed Ronald Koeman as the successor to Roberto Martinez at Goodison Park. The Toffees have agreed compensation with Southampton and are set to announce the Dutchman as their new manager today (Tuesday).
Everton are a club with a great history who have competed in the Premier League since its inauguration back in 1992. Moyes did a very good job at Goodison Park and will go down as one of the club's greatest managers, but it is now Martinez who will be bidding to create his own slice of history.
Moyes left Goodison Park at the end of the season after 11 years at the helm, succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. His last game in charge was a 2-1 defeat away to Chelsea, with the Toffees finishing his final season in 6th.
It is no secret that Everton are not one of the top flight's biggest spenders due to their lack of finances. They often have to purchase players on the cheap as they can not afford the inflated wages and transfers that are part of football today. The board are eager to keep hold of their best players but if the right deal comes in then they have no option but to sell, although this is gradually starting to change due to the team's excellent performances under Martinez.
Martinez signed a four-year deal to succeed David Moyes back in June 2013. The popular Spaniard arrived from Wigan, with whom he led to FA Cup glory in 2012/13, and went on to make a huge impact on Merseyside in 2013/14, by leading the club to a 5th-place finish and thus a spot in the Europa League.
|15 May||Everton||3 - 0||Norwich City||W|
|11 May||Sunderland||3 - 0||Everton||L|
|07 May||Leicester City||3 - 1||Everton||L|
|30 Apr||Everton||2 - 1||Bournemouth||W|
|20 Apr||Liverpool||4 - 0||Everton||L|
|16 Apr||Everton||1 - 1||Southampton||D|
|7 / 18pts|
|Manager||Start Date||End Date|
|Roberto Martinez||5 June 2013||12 May 2016|
|David Moyes||15 March 2002||19 May 2013|
|Walter Smith||1 July 1998||13 March 2002|
|Howard Kendall||27 June 1997||1 July 1998|
|Dave Watson||1 April 1997||31 May 1998|
|Joe Royle||10 November 1994||27 March 1997|
|Mike Walker||7 January 1994||8 November 1994|
|Jimmy Gabriel||4 December 1990||7 January 1993|
|Howard Kendall||5 November 1990||4 December 1993|
|Colin Harvey||19 June 1987||31 October 1990|
|Howard Kendall||31 May 1981||18 June 1987|
|Gordon Lee||30 January 1977||31 May 1981|
|Steve Burtenshaw||10 January 1977||30 January 1977|
|Billy Bingham||28 May 1973||10 January 1977|
|Tom Eggleston||12 April 1973||28 May 1973|
|Harry Catterick||1 April 1961||12 April 1973|
|Johnny Carey||1 October 1958||1 April 1961|
|Ian Buchan||1 February 1956||1 October 1958|
|Cliff Britton||1 August 1948||1 February 1956|
|Theo Kelly||1 May 1936||1 September 1948|
|ThomasH McIntosh||1 August 1919||31 May 1935|
|WJ Sawyer||1 August 1918||31 May 1919|
|WilliamC Cuff||1 August 1901||31 May 1918|
|Dick Molyneux||1 August 1889||31 May 1901|
|WE Barclay||1 August 1888||31 May 1889|