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Everton boss Martinez hails 'professional' players

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In demand Everton pair Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines have been given high praise from their manager Roberto Martinez, after showing professional attitudes in the wake of a bid from former boss David Moyes at Manchester United.

The Red Devils' boss has held a long standing interest in the pair but recently saw a bid of £28m for both players rejected by the new Everton manager.

In a transfer window that has seen it's fair share of player sulks, Martinez feels his players have acted in the correct manner following the bid from the Champions.

The Spaniard has already advised United against making a second bid and said of the duo: "I couldn't be prouder of their professionalism and the way they have been behaving.

"They are two great assets of the football club. I think they realise what they have done in the past and they are very respectful towards that."

Fellaini has long been linked with a move away from the club, after an impressive last campaign and due to a release clause in his contract. However, this expired in July and now his manager has no plans to sell the midfielder, or his colleague Baines.

"That has never been the case and where we are is we want to keep out most influential players and build from that," said Martinez

"It has been well reported what the approach has been. We take it as a football compliment and move on. Now the focus has to be the games."

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