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Martinez convinced about young Everton talent

Everton boss Roberto Martinez is delighted with the talent coming through the academy.

Martinez handed a debut to fullback Luke Garbutt in defeat at Southampton last week.

"Of the young players we've got it would be unfair to mention any one, but what's important at the Club now is that we've got a straight link with the Academy," Martinez told evertonfc.com.

"Obviously the Academy has always been really strong. But we've got Alan Irvine as Academy Director and with the Under-21s we've put a stronger support [team] around Alan Stubbs, and every player is going to get an opportunity to develop as good as he can. And if we prepare our youngsters well, they'll get an opportunity."

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