Roberto Martinez: “You have to be a bit like God” – A Day in the Life of a Manager airs this weekend


The latest episode of Premier League Download sees Roger Bennett go behind-the-scenes to spend time with Everton manager Roberto Martinez, in a fascinating look at what everyday life is like as a Premier League manager.

“A Day in the Life of a Manager” featuring Martinez, will air on Saturday on NBCSN at 4:30 p.m. ET.

Martinez, 41, led the Toffees to a fifth-place finish last season in his first in charge at Goodison but this campaign Everton has struggled in the bottom half despite being the only PL club to progress to the latter stages of the UEFA Europa League competition.

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Below is a snippet from Martinez from the latest PL Download, as he is asked what is the most important task for a Premier League manager.

“As a manager, it is a really global position. You have got a lot of people doing a really important job. Just finding direction is the most important aspect of a manager. You need to be able to be a bit like God,” Martinez said. “Affecting every single part without being seen many times. It is a quite unique figure.”

Be sure to tune into NBCSN at 4:30 p.m. ET on Saturday to watch the entire episode.