Former Tottenham boss a top candidate to land Everton job
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Nuno Espirito Santo, the former head coach of Wolves, is getting closer to becoming Everton’s new manager.

The club is hopeful that he will be announced as Carlo Ancelotti’s successor within the next week after finalizing negotiations on a number of subjects, including the duration of his contract.

Nuno was close to becoming Crystal Palace manager earlier this month before talks fell through. Nuno left Wolves at the end of last season after four years in management.

With majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri satisfied with Wolves’ improvement during his stint at Molineux, the Portuguese, 47, emerged as an early candidate for the Everton position.

David Moyes, the manager of West Ham United, was also a front-runner for a return to Everton, where he headed the team from 2002 to 2013.

After securing Europa League participation with a sixth-place finish in the Premier League last season, the Scot has signed to a new three-year contract with West Ham.

Rafael Benitez, the former Liverpool manager, and Christophe Galtier, the former Lille manager, are both said to be in the running for the vacant role.

After one season in charge of the Toffees, Ancelotti returned to Real Madrid in June.

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