Unwavering identity and style: What Vitor Pereira holds in store for Everton

Among the many names linked with replacing David Moyes at Everton is Vitor Pereira, current Head Coach of FC Porto, the newly-crowned champions of Portugal. A Different League asked Portuguese football writer Vasco Mota Pereira of PortuGoal for the lowdown on the man in question – and the chances of him pitching up at Goodison Park.

How likely do you feel it is that Vitor Pereira would leave Porto for Everton? What are the reasons that could lead to him leaving Porto this summer?

Pereira’s departure from FC Porto is the likeliest scenario. FC Porto president Pinto da Costa is usually very open when it comes to give his coaches a public vote of confidence and a contract extension. He usually does it when the club go through a rough patch and he wants the message to be clear that the man he chose for the job will remain there no matter what

This time around, FC Porto were very close to end the season empty-handed and there were no such signs from da Costa towards Pereira. Given that his contract is up by the end of next month, I find it hard to believe Pereira will be holding on to his current job – even though FC Porto do not part ways with winning coaches.

He will probably be leaving for two reasons. On one hand, he was never quite the adored popular figure his predecessor, Andr

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