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Martinez supports decision making on head injuries being taken away from managers

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has backed calls to stop managers making decisions on players with concussion, reports BBC Sport. Tottenham keeper Hugo Lloris was knocked unconscious after a collision with Toffees striker Romelu Lukaku but continued after lengthy treatment.

"If there is a strong view from the medical side that a concussed player should come off we should look into it and make a rule," said Martinez.

"I don't think it should be a manager's decision whether you take a player off or not.

"It should be part of the game and a law. It would be very unfair to be a manager in a position where you have to take a player off just to avoid any sort of risk without having that medical knowledge."

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