Roberto Martinez delighted with Everton star with "good arrogance"!

Seamus Coleman playing for Republic of Ireland

Seamus Coleman has a footballing trait that cannot be taught, according to Everton boss Roberto Martinez.

Everton full back Seamus Coleman has an "un-teachable" trait - footballing arrogance - according to Toffees manager Roberto Martinez.

Coleman has been effective at both ends of the pitch this season, as the 26-year-old characteristically helps out in attack, having created six goal-scoring opportunities as well as one assist, whilst never neglecting his defensive responsibility.

Talking up his right back, Martinez said: "It’s that good arrogance – the footballing arrogance - you can’t teach that."

Speaking to Liverpool Echo, he continued: "Seamus has had that for a long, long time, being able to express himself like that on top of all his duties and the responsible things he has to do for the team.

“Seamus is a good example of a footballer with an incredible attitude and appetite for the games. He grows month by month.

"He’s one of the best full-backs in world football."

The Spaniard added: "I haven’t done anything to coax that out of him per se. He knows his potential. He plays in a demanding position which needs you to be so good in many areas.

"Seamus has got all the attributes so it’s just carrying on making the right decisions week in week out and performing like he has. He influenced John Stones and young men around him."

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