Marcelo Bielsa is one of the candidates. Everton Chairman Farhad Moshiri has spoken about replacing Frank Lampard as manager.

Moshiri is believed to be in favor of Bielsa’s appointment, but it is unclear whether the Argentinian has the support of others in the Everton hierarchy.

Lampard was fired from Everton on Monday After guiding the club to just one win in their last 14 games.

Everton’s 2-0 defeat at West Ham proved to be the final straw for Lampard, who has a winning record of just 27 per cent.

Bielsa has been out of a job since February 2022. The 67-year-old was sacked by Leeds United when the Elland Road side were just two points above the relegation zone. Leeds continue to beat the drop under Jesse Marsh.

The former Athletic Bilbao boss previously guided Leeds to a ninth-placed finish in their first season back in the Premier League for 16 years.

They have won 3 of their opening 20 games and can inherit a team that is 19th in the Premier League.

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Everton have been out of action for two weeks after being knocked out of the Carabao Cup and FA Cup. They host Premier League leaders Arsenal on February 4.

Moshiri said Lampard’s future was “not decided” after Everton’s 2-0 defeat by West Ham at the weekend.

“It’s not my decision,” Moshiri, who backed Lampard in a talkSPORT interview earlier this month, told Sky Sports after the game when asked if Lampard’s time was up.

Everton chairman Bill Kenwright admits it has been a “bad time” for the Goodison Park club, now without a win in 10 games in all competitions.

Asked the same question about Lampard’s position, Kenwright said: “It’s been a bad run of results for all of us and for Frank, but no, I wouldn’t say that at all.”

When asked if things need to change quickly, he said, “We have to start winning, right? It’s a bad time.”

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