West Ham remain confident David Moyes will sign a new three-year contract extension, despite reports linking their manager with a return to Everton.
Moyes triggered a 12-month extension to his initial 18-month deal, which ends this summer, following the Hammers’ impressive Premier League campaign as they qualified for the Europa League.
Carlo Ancelotti has re-joined Real Madrid on a three-year deal after 18 months at Goodison Park, with The Times reporting Moyes is likely to be a candidate as the Italian’s successor.
The Everton board will meet on Tuesday night to discuss possible replacements for the departing Ancelotti. They met last week to support the head coach with his plans for next season, however, since then the 61-year-old told the club he wanted to leave.
Negotiations over Moyes’ new deal at West Ham are well advanced.
Moyes, 58, previously managed Everton for 11 years before leaving for Manchester United in 2013.
The Scot was under consideration to replace Marco Silva at Everton in December 2019, before the club appointed Ancelotti on a four-and-a-half-year contract.
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