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Everton winger Mirallas has no qualms with Wilmots

Kevin Mirallas has made it clear that he has absolutely no issue with former Belgium boss Marc Wilmots.

The Everton winger was not included in the final 23-man squad for Euro2016 but was called up by new manager Roberto Martinez for this weekend's opening 2018 World Cup qualifier against Cyprus this weekend and friendly with Spain in midweek.

Regarding his call-up from his former Toffees boss Martinez, Mirallas insists there are no ill-feelings towards Wilmots who questionably left him out of his Euros roster.

"I am very happy for myself and my family to represent my country," the 28-year-old told Sky Sports News HQ.

"Playing in Spain, the country of my father's origin, also makes it a good game.

"I didn't really have a problem (with Wilmots). I didn't play lot at Everton in the last two months before the Euros and, when you have a strong squad, he needed to take the decision.

"This is football, I don't have a problem with him, I like him because he is a good person."


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