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Everton boss Martinez warns Liverpool off Barkley: We've rejected £50M from Man Utd!

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has warned Liverpool and Manchester United off star midfielder Ross Barkley. Martinez is not willing to entertain any bids for Barkley, and laughed off a potential bid from Brendan Rodgers' title chasers as well as from Old Trafford.

And the Spaniard insisted he welcomes bids for his players, because it proves they are performing at a high level.

"In terms of speculation, we already turned down a £50million bid from (Manchester) United so we're not going to take £38m from Liverpool," Martinez said at a press conference on Tuesday.

"It's quite enjoyable to speak about speculation because it shows how well our players are doing. That's the type of football compliments we want."

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