Moyes accepts lack of flair

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Everton manager David Moyes admits he has had to find another way to play to compensate for the reduced creativity affecting his team.

Last January the Toffees lost Steven Pienaar to Tottenham and seven months later had to sell Mikel Arteta to Arsenal after he requested a transfer. Moyes accepts losing that pair may have had a detrimental effect in terms of flair players he has at his disposal but he believes the determination and character of those who remain can make up for other deficiencies.

Nowhere was that more evident than on Saturday when Everton came from behind to beat Wolves 2-1, and Moyes said: "The resilience among the players has always been here. Maybe we weren't quite with the free-flowing football of the past seasons but my job is to find another way of winning."

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