Sam Allardyce is setting his sights on the USA national team job, amid links with Everton.

Speaking to talkSPORT, as quoted by Sky Sports, the former England manager admitted that should the opportunity arise, he’d discuss a move to become the manager of USA following the departure of Bruce Arena.

Yes, I would go I think, but I think there’s a president elect in January [sic] which has stalled the process, so if I got the opportunity to speak to the U.S. then I would look forward to that.

Everton have been linked with a number of managerial candidates, with Ronald Koeman having been sacked last month. However, no permanent boss has been appointed yet, with David Unsworth still in caretaker charge. 

The Toffees have endured a poor start to the season. They have been knocked out of both the Carabao Cup and the Europa League, and are sitting dangerously low in the Premier League.

Allardyce has been heavily touted with the Everton role, as the board aim to stabilise the team after such a disastrous start to the campaign.

I’ve always loved the States since I’ve been going for many, many years, and I played there. I played there for Tampa Bay Rowdies and had a terrific time by the way.

However, the ex-West Ham chief has expressed an interest in taking over USA in the near future, so Everton may need to act soon if they are to land the experienced boss.