Roberto Martinez eager for Everton to be more direct; update on new ‘keeper


Everton are in the midst of a slide, but Roberto Martinez is trying to stay positive despite the Toffees being without a win in five (which includes four-straight defeats in the PL) and reigning Champions Manchester City their next opponents at Goodison Park on Saturday (Watch live, 10 a.m. ET, online via Live Extra).

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In the video above Martinez discusses how he has spoken with Romelu Lukaku about being more direct, while he also touched on Everton’s hunt for a new goalkeeper as Tim Howard remains out injured with a calf issue and his replacement, Joel Robles, is struggling.

Martinez hopes Howard and several other star players will start to return to full fitness in the coming weeks as Everton hope to climb back into the top half of the standings.