Everton have this evening issued a statement, refuting Dave Whelan´s claim that his Club, Wigan Athletic have agreed compensation terms with Everton.

Earlier, Sky Sports and BBC News reported that Wigan Chairman Dave Whelan had claimed his Club had agreed a deal with Everton.

But Everton have issued a statement advising reports to be premature;

EVERTON: In response to regrettable and somewhat premature reports earlier this evening, Everton Football Club are continuing discussions with regards to the vacant managerial position.

Whilst positive moves are being made, the Club will officially announce details as and only when they are agreed and completed.


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