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Martinez says Everton won't sell Stones in January

John Stones has drawn interest from the likes of Chelsea and possibly Barcelona. David Ramos Getty Images EuropeEverton 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 Toffees with Ron Vlaar.The Merseyside outfit stood firm over the summer amid bids from Chelsea for England defender Stones, who...
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Roberto Martinez: John Stones will not leave in January

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 Toffees with Ron Vlaar. The Merseyside outfit stood firm over the summer amid bids from Chelsea for England defender Stones, who had a transfer request rejected. There has been talk of the Barclays Premier League champions trying again...
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Everton's Martinez talks up Lukaku's importance

Romelu Lukaku has been linked with Paris Saint-Germain. Chris Brunskill Getty ImagesRoberto 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 rumors of...
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Roberto Martinez has no intention of elevating Joel Robles above Tim Howard

Joel Robles’ Capital One Cup heroics may have sent Everton into the last eight for just the second time in 28 years, but he will be relegated to Tim Howard’s back-up again this weekend. Goalkeeper Robles has been preferred to Howard in this competition all year, and he had extra incentive to impress against Norwich after the American was culpable for both of Arsenal’s goals...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Roberto Martinez expects John Stones on the pitch when Everton face Manchester United

Everton boss Roberto Martinez expects to have John Stones back available for Saturday’s Barclays Premier League home clash with Manchester United. The 21-year-old defender Stones has missed the Toffees’ last two games because of a knee injury and was also not involved for England during the international break. MORE EPL INJURY NEWS: Coutinho | Kompany | Courtois |  McNair...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Roberto Martinez: Why we didn't sell John Stones to Chelsea

Everton manager Roberto Martinez says defender John Stones was not sold to Chelsea because the first offer made by the Blues came three weeks before the start of the season. The England international asked to leave the club at the end of last month after the Blues made three bids of £20m, £26m and £30m. […]
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Roberto Martinez: Chelsea can forget about signing John Stones

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has confirmed that defender John Stones will not join Chelsea this summer. On Thursday, club chairman Bill Kenwright revealed that the club has rejected a transfer request from the youngster. And Martinez says Everton is the "perfect environment and the perfect place" for the 21-year-old. "He will be [ready to play]. […]
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Martinez tells Chelsea: Money can't buy Stones

Roberto Martinez warned Chelsea "money cannot buy everything" after an "exceptional" display from John Stones in Everton's win at Barnsley. Stones started the Toffees' Capital One Cup second-round tie at Oakwell on Wednesday night, and played all 120 minutes of a 5-3 extra-time win. Stones was playing despite handing in a transfer request at Goodison Park after three rejected bids...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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