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Everton boss Martinez won't consider losing Man Utd target McCarthy

Everton will resist all bids for midfielder James McCarthy this summer.

The Liverpool Echo says reports surfaced in recent days that new Old Trafford boss Louis van Gaal was planning a surprise raid for the Republic of Ireland international but the Blues will not be entertaining any approaches for the 23-year-old who was developed by Roberto Martinez at Wigan Athletic and followed the Catalan to Goodison Park last September.

Everton boss Martinez remains keen on a move for Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley but will not be sacrificing McCarthy to clinch any deal.

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