Everton boss Roberto Martinez is convinced his squad is stronger than last season.
Martinez told evertontv: "I'm sure that every Evertonian will have good memories of Marouane and that's the way it should be. It has allowed us to improve the squad and make us a stronger team. It's all been done in the right way.
"It's important that we have closed the window and are stronger than what we were when it started. I know there has been a lot of talk in the press but when you have got performers and players there is going to be some interest (in our players)."
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