Sean Dyche confirmed as Everton manager on contract to 2025

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Sean Dyche has been confirmed as Everton’s manager, taking over from Frank Lampard with the club joint-bottom of the Premier League. The team have lost 11 of their past 14 matches in all competitions and Dyche faces a daunting start with games at home to Arsenal next Saturday and then away to Liverpool.

Dyche was offered the job on a two-and-a-half-year contract after Everton failed to convince Marcelo Bielsa to take over mid-season. Bielsa said he would join now but would work behind the scenes until the end of the campaign, coaching the under-21s and younger players as the club adapted to his methods. That would have left Everton needing an interim manager and they were not willing to accept that.

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