The Merseysiders are in freefall after a slump in form that has seen them pick up just two points from their last eight games.
And the midweek thrashing at the hands of rivals Liverpool has cranked up the pressure on Benitez even further, with those Goodison fans who were still there at the final whistle calling for his reign to be ended after just five months.
But while some members of the hierarchy now believe it was a mistake to have appointed a manager who is an Anfield legend, it is understood that Moshiri believes he has got the right man for the job.
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