Allardyce set for axe as Everton manager

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"It's my job to turn that around", he told Sky Sports.

He said: "There's no update".

"Am I surprised? Yeah I am a little bit, yeah", he said.

"Wherever the journey ends up at is not in my hands, it's in the board of directors' hands and Wayne's hands".

Allardyce is six months into the 18-month contract he secured in November and oversaw an eighth-place finish in the Premier League.

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Everton rated in the bottom two of the Premier League for shots on target and chances created since Allardyce was appointed as manager, with the former West Ham and Bolton boss failing to shed a reputation that he promotes an uninspiring brand of football. With a year left on his contract, Allardyce can expected a handsome payout to ease the parting blow.

It is alleged that Silva was "tapped up" by Everton while at Watford, leading to him becoming distracted and the club suffering a poor run of form and results.

Simply press the thumbs up if you think the player should stay, and the thumbs if you think they should pack their bags. In the January window, Farhad [Moshiri] backed us up with two very important signings [Theo Walcott and Cenk Tosun].

One man who knew how to win the Everton fans over was David Moyes, who enjoyed 11 years as the manager at Goodison Park.

"The season has finished, I'm going to have a meeting with (owner) Farhad (Moshiri) this week and then I'm going on my holidays".

"Both have been successful in what they've done and it's helped us get into the position we're in".

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