The Mirror says Silva will be in charge at Anfield in the Merseyside derby on Wednesday night - but only victory will guarantee his immediate Blues future.
The Goodison board has remained tight-lipped over Silva's position after weekend defeat at Leicester , after a week of mounting speculation over his position.
Owner Farhad Moshiri was thought ready to pull the trigger and replace the Portuguese coach as early as last Sunday, following a home defeat by Norwich.
But the Everton manager was given two more games to show he can turn things around, with his team dangling just above the relegation zone.
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