Roberto Martinez bringing his Spanish dynamic to Everton

Monday February 10th, 2014
Everton manager Roberto Martinez is bringing his Spanish background and philosophies to the Premier League side in his first season at the helm.
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But Everton has clearly stepped up from last season, its football more dynamic, more aesthetically pleasing, as it plays a passing game - possession up from 52.9 percent to 56.3 percent, pass completion from 79.4 percent to 83.4 percent - adapted for the physical robustness of the Premier League. Quietly, in his calm and understated way, Martinez is enacting a revolution.

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