The Eredivisie champions confirmed that Brands would be leaving the
Brands expressed his thanks to the Red and Whites upon leaving the club, admitting that his decision to leave Eindhoven was made with a heavy heart.
But the 56-year-old admitted that the lure of the Premier League was too good to turn down and that he will take over at Goodison Park with immediate effect.
The most exciting thing for me about Marco Silva and Marcel Brands taking over is what they can do with players like Ademola Lookman...both enjoy developing young talent.— Conor Purcell (@Conor_Purcell) May 14, 2018
Everton fans will now be hoping that their search for a new manager can get underway, with former Watford
But Brands, as well as the club's new
Everton will be hoping for a major rebuild this summer following their disappointing campaign this year. A shakeup in the club's hierarchy will be a positive sign for fans at Goodison Park, but changes are still needed on the pitch if the Toffees want to break into the Premier League's top six.