Former Arsenal forward and scout, Luis Boa Morte, looks set to join the Everton backroom staff at the request of manager Marco Silva.
According to a report in Diário de Notícias Boa Morte will join as assistant manager at Goodison Park.
It is believed that he has signed a two-year deal with the club.
Boa Morte left his role as an Arsenal scout in February 2017 to take a job back in his home country, Portugal, where he joined third division Sintrense.
The 41-year-old, who spent two years as a player with Arsenal (1997-1999), retired from professional football at the start of 2013. He also played for Southampton, Fulham, West Ham, Sporting, AEL, Orlando Pirates and Chesterfield.
Boa Morte was previously an assistant coach with Sporting’s reserve side and managed a handful of games with the youth teams.
Random fact – Boa Morte made a guest appearance on an episode of the BBC Children’s Drama Series, Grange Hill. In a 1999 episode, he played himself giving out prizes at a school sports day