Everton sack manager Marco Silva

Everton, Marco Silva,

In this file photo taken on December 04, 2019 Everton's Portuguese manager Marco Silva arrives ahead of the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England. - Everton sacked manager Marco Silva after 18 months in charge at Goodison Park on December 5, 2019, after a 5-2 thrashing by Liverpool saw the club fall into the Premier League relegation zone. "Everton Football Club can confirm that manager Marco Silva has left the Club," Everton said in a statement. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

English Premier League club Everton has sacked their manager Marco Silva.

“Majority Shareholder Farhad Moshiri, Chairman Bill Kenwright and the Board of Directors would like to thank Marco for his service over the last 18 months and wish him well for the future,” the club said in a statement on Thursday.

The Portuguese has became the fourth Premier League manager being fired within three weeks after Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino, Arsenal’s Unai Emery and Watford’s Quique Sanchez Flores.


Everton lost to Liverpool 2-5 on Wednesday, and has clinched only four victories from 15 Premier League matches so far are placed at the 18th spot of 20 teams.

Silva, 42, was appointed as manager of Everton in May 2018. He steered the team to an eighth finish last season.

The club also said that Duncan Ferguson has taken temporary charge of the first team and will manage the side for the game against Chelsea on Saturday.