Everton manager Roberto Martinez has told the club’s official website where he’s specifically pleased with the club’s summer transfer business.
The Spaniard appears pleased that the window has now slammed shut until January, which gives clubs up and down the Premier League the chance to progress with the squads they have now assembled.
The Toffees managed to keep hold of John Stones and add Aaron Lennon on the final day of the window, but it was two younger additions which appear to have caught the manager’s eye.
“The window has been very positive for us in being able to bring in more exceptional young talent in the likes of Mason Holgate and David Henen,” he told evertonfc.com.
“[They] represent a really exciting future, along with other talented players we're developing in our football club.”
Important point for any manager
It’s important for any manager to ensure that he’s protecting the future of the club, with the next generation of players.
Managers have to build teams over extended periods of time and that means identifying and investing in talented younger players who represent longevity for the football club.
The short term future has been protected because the club has avoided the loss of one of their best players and the long term future has been protected because of the sensible investments made in the players Martinez mentions.
It’s now time for the club to kick on and push for the next level.