Talks with Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis could take a few days and Everton will abandon Ferguson in caretaker charge for Saturday’s home clash with Arsenal.
Ancelotti with his ambitions has impressed and he’s willing to make him among those highest-paid coaches in Europe.
Ferguson has re-connected the group and the Blues want to preserve this connection.
But Everton push is pushing him to come back to direction straight away.
There is known to be some work still to do before Everton can confirm the Champions League winning coach as the successor of Marco Silva although the talks were positive.
The Blues hierarchy have been hugely impressed by the way Ferguson has galvanised the group in his two games in caretaker charge.
Everton are prepared to provide Ancelotti a three-and-a-half year contact until June 2023, which could be worth a reported #11.5million-a-year.
Ancelotti and the Blues fulfilled Everton’s majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri in London on Tuesday for his initial face-to-face talks about getting manager.
Ancelotti was prepared to wait patiently until the summer because of his job after being sacked by Napoli last week hours after directing them into the last 16 of the Champions League.
Since he has to concur that his severance package with Napoli ancelotti is not anticipated to take charge for the very first time with Burnley until Everton’s Boxing Day clash at Goodison Park.
Moshiri has promised funds to build a squad capable of challenging for honours and football to Ancelotti.
Ancelotti will bring in his son Davide, who has worked because being appointed since Paris Saint-Germain’s fitness coach in 2012.
Before becoming Ancelotti’s assistant at his two clubs, Bayern Munich and Napoli davide held the exact same place at Real Madrid.
Carlo Ancelotti will appoint his son Davide and Duncan Ferguson when he takes over at Everton. Ancelotti and Everton have depended on his chief backroom staff and the Italian has agreed to give a part to Ferguson.