McCarthy doesn't expect automatic Everton starting place

Everton signing James McCarthy doesn't expect to walk into manager Roberto Martinez's starting XI.

The former Wigan Athletic is regarded highly by Martinez.

But he insists: "It is a big challenge and one that I will give my best go. It is exciting times. I am not going there to walk into the team, there is real competition for places and I know that and I have been told that by the staff that I won’t walk into the team. I have to work hard and prove that I am willing to go on and play."

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