The things is; I’d really expected them to have sorted this before they took over. I mean, asking their top candidate if he is willing to manage once they got the keys is really not that hard.
Rafa was appointed by Everton long before the takeover happened, so they already knew he was not available.
Since the start of the season everybody can see were the club is at (rock bottom) so really not ‘rocket science’ finding out with their candidate if our position would be a problem.
Also, if it has something to do with reputation because of the Saudis, this could also have been sorted w