Former Everton manager Marco Silva is also a candidate for Saudi Arabia club Al Hihal as he continues to be linked to the vacancy at Bournemouth.

The Portuguese boss has been out of work since leaving Everton in 2019 after a disappointing 18 months in charge at Goodison Park.

He’s been linked with a return to management on several occasions since, with it recently claimed he was on the list at Sao Paulo.

The latest club to be linked are Bournemouth, who are on the hunt for their next manager after sacking Jason Tindall at the beginning of this month.

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However, it seems they are not the only ones interested, with journalist Nabil Djellit reporting that Silva is also ‘in contact’ with Al Hilal about a potential move there.

He doesn’t make clear what stage this contact is at, or whether he’d be interested in the move, but it appears they would be serious competition for Bournemouth if the Cherries decide to push for his signature.

That remains to be seen, with claims that they held contacts with potential candidates earlier last week.

Either way, it appears Silva has options in front of him, as he eyes his first return to management since leaving Everton.