Duncan Ferguson is being interviewed for the permanent job at Everton.
Caretaker head coach Ferguson will also be interviewed one last time for the vacancy as the Toffees aim to wrap up their search for Rafa Benitez's replacement within the next 48 hours.
Pereira has prepared for another round of discussions for a job he looked virtually certain of being offered as late as Tuesday evening, there remained misgivings from figures close to the coach about how the process has panned out.
Nevertheless, Pereira, who first met owner Farhad Moshiri on a yacht in Monaco last week, remains in the contention despite what has been a turbulent week for the Portuguese and he will be given one more opportunity to impress Everton.
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