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Martinez: We won't sell Stones

Posted Friday, November 20, 2015 by sportinglife.aol.co.uk79 hits

Everton boss Roberto Martinez insists the likes of John Stones will not be sold in January - and is refusing to be drawn on reports linking the club with a move for Ron Vlaar. The Merseyside outfit stood firm this summer as Chelsea stepped up their interest in the England defender, who had a transfer request rejected. When asked on Thursday about whether Everton's best players could be leavi...Full Story »

Martinez: Mirallas important to us

Posted Friday, November 06, 2015 by Foxsports.com61 hits

Everton boss Roberto Martinez insists there is no truth to the rumours that Kevin Mirallas will leave the club during the January transfer window. Everton boss Roberto Martinez insists there is no truth to the rumours that Kevin Mirallas will leave the club during the January transfer window. The Belgium international has found game-time hard to come by this season, making just one start and...Full Story »

Everton vs Sunderland - Martinez enjoying working with Lukaku

Posted Sunday, November 01, 2015 by PA70 hits

Roberto Martinez talked up Romelu Lukaku's importance to Everton following claims from his agent that the Toffees would sell if the right offer came in. Mino Raiola reportedly told a French radio station they had been given Martinez's blessing for Lukaku to leave at the right price amid rumours of interest from Paris St Germain. But the Spaniard was unwilling to go into the issue, saying: "I'm...Full Story »

Martinez reveals Jagielka blow

Posted Tuesday, October 27, 2015 by Foxsports.com61 hits

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has confirmed that captain Phil Jagielka is expected to be out for up to 'eight or nine weeks' with a knee injury. Jagielka picked up the knock in the 2-1 defeat to Arsenal at the weekend and was forced off eight minutes into the second-half after colliding with Gunners winger Alex Oxlade Chamberlain. Martinez, though, expects the 33-year-old to miss just ove...Full Story »

Everton vs Manchester United : Roberto Martinez hopes fans can help lift Everton to win

Posted Saturday, October 17, 2015 by PA33 hits

Roberto Martinez wants Everton's fans to roar them on to another home victory against Manchester United on Saturday. The Toffees have beaten United on the Red Devils' last three visits to Goodison Park, including a stunning 3-0 victory over Louis van Gaal's side in April. It was the stand-out result of a late-season resurgence that helped Everton finish 11th in the Barclays Premier League tabl...Full Story »

Martinez talks up Barkley

Posted Friday, October 16, 2015 by Foxsports.com55 hits

Everton manager Roberto Martinez says Ross Barkley should be considered an established England international, and be in line for further caps. The 21-year-old midfielder has played in each of his country's last four Euro 2016 qualifiers, scoring twice along the way, but Martinez is hardly surprised given his performances for the Toffees. "I think his best position is on the pitch," the Spani...Full Story »

Roberto Martinez handed huge boost ahead of Manchester United clash

Posted Thursday, October 15, 2015 by Express.co.uk72 hits

JOHN STONES will be available for Everton's game against Manchester United, Roberto Martinez has confirmed. The England centre-back has missed the Toffees' last two games due to a knee injury and didn't feature for Roy Hodgson in the final two Euro 2016 qualifiers. However, Martinez believes he will be in good shape to face United on Saturday (3pm) despite being short of match sharpness. John...Full Story »

Stenhousemuir 2 - 2 Brechin City: Carlos Martinez rescues point for Stenhousemuir against Brechin

Posted Saturday, October 03, 2015 by PA20 hits

Stenhousemuir's Carlos Martinez scored with a minute remaining to earn his side a 2-2 home draw to Brechin in Scottish League One. Brechin had the chance to take the lead after 20 minutes when Stenhousemuir goalkeeper Jamie Barclay conceded a penalty. Barclay had fouled Robert Thompson, and was booked as well, but was able to parry Willie Dyer's spot-kick. The home side made the most of that...Full Story »

Martinez praises centre backs

Posted Monday, September 21, 2015 by Foxsports.com55 hits

Everton manager Roberto Martinez claims that Phil Jagielka and John Stones make up the finest centre-back pairing in the Premier League. The two England internationals started for the Toffees in their 0-0 draw with Swansea City at Liberty Stadium on Saturday, and have only conceded five goals in the league this season when playing together. "I don't think there is a better pair of centre-bac...Full Story »

Chelsea’s Jose Mourinho rages at Roberto Martinez over order of duties

Posted Monday, September 14, 2015 by theguardian.com194 hits

Chelsea's Jose Mourinho, right, walked off shouting an expletive following a post-match confrontation with Everton's Roberto Martinez. Jose Mourinho launched a furious outburst at Roberto Martinez as his frustration at Chelsea’s woeful start to the season erupted at Everton. Mourinho was incensed that Martinez conducted the first post-match press conference in the media room at Goodison ...Full Story »

Everton vs Chelsea FC preview - Martinez does not believe Chelsea's decline is terminal

Posted Saturday, September 12, 2015 by PA123 hits

Everton manager Roberto Martinez believes talk of a Chelsea crisis has been over-hyped. The defending champions arrive at Goodison Park on Saturday on the back of a rare home defeat to Crystal Palace before the international break which has left them with just four points from as many matches. There has been much debate about how a number of Jose Mourinho's key players are under-performing but...Full Story »

Martinez unmoved by Stones clause talk

Posted Friday, September 11, 2015 by Goal.com99 hits

Roberto Martinez has responded to reports that John Stones has requested a buy-out clause in his Everton contract. Everton manager Roberto Martinez refused to discuss the prospect that Chelsea's pursuit of John Stones has led to the defender requesting a buy-out clause in any new contract. "Any backlash from transfer window, I'm not going to entertain," he told reporters. "Every player that ...Full Story »

Chesterfield vs Wigan Athletic preview - Spireites stunned by Martinez injury blow ahead of Wigan clash

Posted Saturday, September 05, 2015 by PA35 hits

Chesterfield were dealt a big injury blow ahead of the visit of Wigan with the news that Angel Martinez will miss the next six months with knee ligament damage. The Spanish midfielder, who joined the club last month, ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament in training this week. Another change to the team which started the 2-0 win against Millwall last Saturday is necessary as winger Gboly Ari...Full Story »

Sevilla 0 - 3 Atletico de Madrid : Jackson Martinez makes his mark with a first goal for Atletico Madrid

Posted Sunday, August 30, 2015 by PA37 hits

Jackson Martinez came off the bench to score his first Atletico Madrid goal in a 3-0 win over Sevilla at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan. The 28-year-old Colombian forward moved to the Spanish capital over the summer after a prolific spell in Portugal with Porto and the South American opened his account with Atleti to cap off a comfortable win for Diego Simeone's men. Spain international Koke prodde...Full Story »

Everton boss Roberto Martinez issues another hands-off warning to Chelsea over John Stones

Posted Thursday, August 27, 2015 by Dailystar.co.uk140 hits

EVERTON have rejected John Stones’ request after Roberto Martinez last night issued another firm hands-off warning. Stones is a major transfer target for Chelsea but the wantaway England defender has been told he is not for sale. Everton boss Martinez, who played Stones in last night’s 5-3 Capital Cup extra-time win at Barnsley, said: "We haven’t rejected it yet as we had thi...Full Story »

Martinez confident of Stones stay

Posted Tuesday, August 25, 2015 by Foxsports.com45 hits

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is confident young defender John Stones will remain at the club this season despite intense interest from champions Chelsea. Highly-rated Stones has been one of the Toffees' best players since making his debut in 2013 and has looked impressive once more this campaign, starting all of the club's opening three Premier League games. The 21-year-old's performance...Full Story »

Martinez: John Stones 'is not for sale and that is the end of it'

Posted Friday, August 14, 2015 by Foxsports.com43 hits

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is keen to fend off the advances of Chelsea for John Stones. Everton boss Roberto Martinez says Chelsea target John Stones "is not for sale and that is the end of it". An upbeat Martinez spoke at Thursday's pre-match press conference and reiterated his desire to hang on to one of his key players and stated Everton are "not a selling club". Chelsea have made tw...Full Story »

Everton vs Watford preview - Martinez wants better start

Posted Saturday, August 08, 2015 by PA58 hits

Everton boss Roberto Martinez feels the fixture list has been unkind to his side but has stressed the Toffees must get momentum going early in their Barclays Premier League campaign. Martinez's men have to play each of the clubs that finished in last term's top eight within their first 10 games of the new season. It looks a daunting schedule, but the Spaniard is eager for Everton to get points...Full Story »

'We are all in a strange world' - Mourinho hits back at Martinez over Stones pursuit

Posted Wednesday, July 22, 2015 by Goal.com135 hits

The Everton manager has criticised Chelsea's public chase for the English international, with the Blues boss joking that he will now only bid when the transfer window is shut Jose Mourinho has hit back at Roberto Martinez's criticism of Chelsea's pursuit of Everton defender John Stones. Goal understands the Premier League champions are preparing a £28 million offer having seen an initia...Full Story »

Martinez blast for Chelsea

Posted Sunday, July 19, 2015 by Foxsports.com41 hits

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has taken a swipe at Premier League counterparts Chelsea over their public pursuit of defender John Stones. The Londoners had a £20m offer for the 21-year-old centre-back rejected by Everton on Friday but Sky sources understand they are preparing to table an improved bid for the England international. Speaking after the 3-1 defeat by Arsenal in the final of...Full Story »

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