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Everton boss Martinez happy calling on Osman influence

Everton boss Roberto Martinez is delighted to call on the influence of Leon Osman.

Martinez believes the increased midfield competition can raise Osman's game.

He told the Liverpool Echo: "Leon is more than just a footballer. He represents Everton. He's an incredible guide to the young players.

"I want the strongest squad we can have and then it's down to the performances of the players and Leon has been outstanding this season."

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