Brands departs PSV for Everton

Annette Crawford
May 18, 2018

Marcel Manufacturers has mapped out his ambition to steer Everton again in the direction of the highest of the English recreation as he was lastly revealed because the their new director of soccer.

PSV Eindhoven striker Luuk de Jong has been quoted by Voetbal Primeur as saying that he has interest from other clubs - and joked about following Marcel Brands to Everton.

He will be tasked with the search for a new manager along with new chief executive Denise Barrett-Baxendale and deputy chairman Keith Harris, whose promotions were only announced on Tuesday evening.

"The fantastic passion of the fans for their club, the magnificent history of the club over the years and the ambition and objective we have as people tasked with driving the club forward all mean that we need to be competing for honours against the Premier League elite", Brands added.

Brands said: "It is a very hard decision, but I think this is a good step at the right time". Who was involved in that I couldn't tell you, but something as delicate as that you want to be confidential'.

"It is only a challenge such as this which could have persuaded me to leave PSV where I am indebted to the many people whose collective effort led to some great achievements".

Everton's major shareholder Farhad Moshiri has moved swiftly to correct his mistake of appointing Allardyce, who was never a good fit at the club and was instantly disliked by supporters. "We will work alongside Marcel on the recruitment of a new manager, which is now our biggest focus".

News of Brands' arrival emerged on the same day Everton parted with manager Sam Allardyce and barely 24 hours since a boardroom reshuffle. Now we'll look to construct one thing actually sturdy and lasting right here at Everton'.

Brands oversaw PSV's three Eredivisie titles in the last four seasons, having previously transformed the fortunes of RKC Waalwijk and AZ Alkmaar.

"I have no idea yet, there is certainly interest from other clubs, and if there is something handsome that suits me, I would certainly consider it", said De Jong.

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