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Paulo Fonseca denies Everton deal

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Shakhtar Donetsk manager Paulo Fonseca has denied reports stating that he has agreed to take charge of Everton for the start of next season

According to reports in England, the Portuguese coach is being considered as one of the favorites to succeed Sam Allardyce at Goodison Park for the start of next season.

Following the sacking of Ronald Koeman, who has recently been appointed the new manager of the Netherlands, Everton signed Allardyce to take the club out of the danger zone and gave the former England coach a deal that will keep him in the position until the end of the 2018/19 season.

But despite having guided Everton comfortably out of the relegation zone, it is been reported that the board are still discontent with Allardyce and are believed to be considering replacements for next season with Fonseca having been one of the names mentioned in their discussions.

In his first season in Ukraine, Fonseca enjoyed a trophy-laden campaign and earned the respect of many clubs across Europe with Everton believed to be among them.

But in an interview with FootballUa, Fonseca announced that the speculation surrounding his future was false.

“I can confirm that most of the stuff being said in the media about me is not true. This €9m offer is certainly one of the main examples. These kind of amounts are not true.” said Fonseca, according to Daily Post.