David Moyes has told Everton’s caretaker manager David Unsworth that, should he not be appointed on a permanent basis, it may be time to leave the job and seek a career in management.

Moyes returns to Goodison Park as West Ham manager on Wednesday night and will find the club at its lowest ebb since he left for Manchester United in 2013.

The Toffees have won just one of their last 12 in all competitions, and are still without a permanent manager having sacked Ronald Koeman five weeks ago.

Unsworth, who scored the first goal of Moyes’ Everton tenure just seconds into a 2-1 win over Fulham,  was thrust into the spotlight having been called on to replace Koeman. While things haven’t gone to plan, his former manager says he’s ready to earn his stripes as a manager elsewhere.

“If he doesn’t take the Everton job I think I would tell ‘Unsy’ to go and manage somewhere and earn your corn,” said Moyes.

“If you want to move on go and get a job in the Championship or League One.

“I think there has been a generation of…

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