Duncan Ferguson has been appointed to take temporary charge of English Premier League side, Everton, following the sacking of manager Marco Silva.
Naija News reports that Everton on Thursday sacked Marco Silva after 18 months in charge.
Silva’s last game in charge was a 5-2 thrashing by Liverpool in Premier League.
The Blues conceded five times to Liverpool for the first time since 1982
A statement on Friday from Everton confirming Ferguson’s appointment read: “Everton Football Club can confirm that manager Marco Silva has left the club.
“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.
“Duncan Ferguson has taken temporary charge of the first team and will manage the side for the game against Chelsea on Saturday.
“The club aims to confirm a new permanent manager as swiftly as possible.”