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Everton boss not concerned about fans' Moyes reaction

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Everton manager Roberto Martinez is not concerned about the prospect of facing his side's former boss David Moyes, who is now in charge of Manchester United, at Old Trafford on Wednesday.

Moyes led the Merseyside team for over a decade before stepping into the managerial role at Old Trafford after Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement.

Moyes received standing ovations at the end of his tenure at Everton, but attitudes shifted when he made a joint £28m bid for Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines and eventually signed the Belgian international.

"I don't think that is something that I spend much time [thinking] about," Martinez was quoted as saying by the Mirror. "I think David Moyes did a fantastic job over the last 11 years and that is what I want to keep. Everything else that has happened are normal situations which would occur in football."

Martinez, who parted ways with Wigan when he took the Everton job, insisted he had been looking to build a stronger team since he took over.

"From our point of view I will always look at Everton in terms of getting stronger and progressing internally and on the pitch and I think we have done that in the last five months. It is not our style to look elsewhere [at other clubs and manager]," concluded the manager.

Everton have a two-point advantage to United before the game on Wednesday evening as the champions prepare to break back into the top four after a rough start of the campaign. 


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