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Moyes happy to lean on Everton academy

Everton boss Dave Moyes is happy to continue dipping into his Academy to strengthen his squad.

"If we don't have the money, I have to find another way," said Moyes. "As a coach I'm going to have to find more Tim Cahills, more Mikel Artetas and I'm going to have to try and develop that type into international players.

"Then we are going to have to couple that with the good success that the Academy here has had in bringing young players through.

"There is no magic formula. I can't suddenly go out and say I know somewhere (to get players) that nobody else does.

"If we get somebody who comes in and gives me money to throw a lot of cash around, then I might be able to get a different level of player.

"If not, I will be out getting players who, over the next three or four years, can lift us again.

"Nowadays I think we are going to be putting in more boys. I think you are going to find that if the new UEFA laws come in, you are going to find more young British players coming through and Academy-based players getting more chances.

"This season alone we have had Jack (Rodwell) and Jose (Baxter) in the side. That (playing youngsters) has always been the case for Everton."

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