Everton director of football Marcel Brands is on the verge of leaving the club.
It is understood discussions are ongoing that would see the 59-year-old leave his role ahead of Monday night’s game against Arsenal at Goodison Park, live on Sky Sports.
Brands, along with other members of the Everton hierarchy, has come under intense pressure in the past few weeks and the situation escalated after the Merseyside derby defeat on Wednesday, when the Dutchman was verbally confronted by fans after the game.
Everton are 16th in the Premier League, five points off the relegation zone.
The club are yet to make an official comment.
More to follow….
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