Everton boss Martinez admits he needs to find new striker signing

Everton boss Roberto Martinez admits he needs to find a new striker signing.

Everton boss Roberto Martinez admits he needs to find a new striker signing.

Martinez knows adding firepower to his ranks is of paramount importance – though speculation suggesting he is close to landing former loanee Romelu Lukaku, of Chelsea, is wide of the mark.

“There have been a lot of reports, some even saying I’ve told people it [a deal for Lukaku] is done, but the situation is very clear," he told evertonfc.com.

“We need a number nine going into the start of the season and we will make sure we sign one.

“Rom created incredible memories we’ll never forget and enjoyed his time at Everton - but that doesn’t mean anything between now and the end of the window.

“Everything is in the air and you can imagine there are options on the table.

“We will carry on working hard to assemble the strongest squad possible.

"We need to make the right decisions between now and the end of the window.”

 
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