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Everton new boy Cleverley thrilled to be working alongside Martinez again

Everton's new signing Tom Cleverley is excited to be linking up with Roberto Martinez.

Cleverley completed his move to Everton on a free transfer on Wednesday, after leaving Manchester United, and the midfielder has gone on to reveal that the reason behind his decision to make a switch to Goodison Park was due to the presence of manager Martinez.

Cleverley, who spent last season on loan at Aston Villa, told Everton's official website: "I think Roberto is a great manager and I'm massively looking forward to working with him again.

"We obviously had a year at Wigan together that I really enjoyed. He knows me and he knows how I like to play, so hopefully we can hit it off again come the start of the season.

"[The move] happened quite quickly, but he told me about how passionate the fans are here and about the young players who play high-energy football like myself, so hopefully I can fit right in with the squad."

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