Marco Silva is safe for NOW, after talks with Everton owner Farhad Moshiri as a board meeting on Wednesday
- Marco Silva is under increasing pressure with Everton in the relegation zone
- Portuguese received support from majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri
- But there is a general acceptance that results will have to improve quickly.
- Bookmakers have installed former boss David Moyes as a favorite to take over
Marco Silva is expected to remain in charge of Everton in the next Premier League game with West Ham.
The 42-year-old is under increasing pressure after Everton dropped into the top three over the weekend and disgruntled fans called for changes.
A board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, although Silva has the backing of majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri, at least for now.
Marco Silva is under enormous pressure but should remain in charge of West Ham clash
Moshiri and Silva have had some talk in recent weeks about the direction the team is heading and there is general acceptance that results will have to improve dramatically or that changes will be inevitable.
Bookmakers favored former manager David Moyes to replace Silva with Manchester City's Mikel Arteta, and Ajax coach Erik Ten Hag also praised.
Moyes is known to be interested in a return to Goodison Park if the opportunity arises and may even be open to playing an intermediate role similar to what he assumed with West Ham to guide them to the survival of the 2018 Premier League.
The Toffees are in the relegation zone after suffering defeat by Burnley over the weekend.
Everton spent more than £ 100m in the summer, but it lacks a proven goal scorer and another quarterback option.
In fact, defensive weaknesses were evident throughout the campaign, with five goals conceded only by quarterbacks, more than any other team in the division.
Silva himself admitted that the West Ham game on October 19 was now a game that should win. after Saturday's flaccid defeat to Burnley, his fourth straight loss.
They only scored seven points in eight games and Silva said: When I tell you that this is a game that you must win, it is a game that you must win, we must win this game to get the victory. three points and get a better table position and increase our confidence.
& # 39; It's important that fans keep their faith. Of course they want more and deserve more. Our players are coming together.
David Moyes is considered interested in a return to Goodison Park if Silva leaves
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