Report: Struggling Inter consider Everton boss

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Serie A giants Inter are said to see Everton's Roberto Martinez as a possible successor to Walter Mazzarri.

Roberto Martinez could be targeted by Inter if owner Erick Thohir finally loses patience with struggling coach Walter Mazzarri.

Inter are growing tired of the poor form that they have been on this season under Mazzarri and they have reportedly identified Everton boss Martinez as a potential replacement for their current coach.

Inter chief Thohir is said to see Martinez as his first-choice to take over if he does decide to sack Mazzari, who has not delivered the success expected at San Siro.

It is suggested that Thohir has been impressed by the attacking football that Martinez has brought to Goodison Park and he wants him to bring that style to Serie A. 

Inter have only scored eight times in nine games and that includes the 7-0 demolition of Sassuolo, which has skewed the numbers, but so far Mazzarri has kept his job despite repeated press speculation.

Whether Martinez would go to Inter should he be approached is also not certain.

There is no doubting that Inter hold a high reputation in the footballing world, but they are not the force that they once were and Serie A is a league which has lost a lot of quality in recent years.

Once considered one of the strongest divisions in Europe, a number of its key stars have either retired or headed elsewhere and it is not as exciting a product as it once was. 

Martinez is also held in high regard at Everton and is seemingly progressing the club at a rapid rate.

He has been backed financially after a brilliant opening season in charge and things seem to just be clicking into gear this campaign. 

Therefore it would be something of an odd choice if he did decide to move on with Inter simply not much of a step-up from where he is currently, so even if the Italian giants do target him convincing him to move away from Merseyside seems unlikely. 

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