Everton skipper Jagielka keen to meet with Martinez

Everton skipper Phil Jagielka is looking forward to working with new manager Roberto Martinez.

Everton skipper Phil Jagielka is looking forward to working with new manager Roberto Martinez.

Jagielka admits he is keen to make a positive mark on the 39-year-old when the Everton squad reconvene after their summer break.

“It’s always exciting when a new manager joins a football club,” Jagielka told evertonfc.com.

“You never quite know what to expect but all you can do as a player is keep working hard, keep doing what you do best and hope that it will be enough to impress the new man.

“I don’t know a great deal about the new gaffer personally, but whenever our paths have crossed he always seems to be a really nice guy.

“I am sure our fans will welcome him with open arms. He has a very good CV as a manager and he obviously impressed the chairman enough for him to be offered the Everton job. I am really looking forward to working with him.”

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