Aaron Lennon talks up the power of Everton's fanatical support

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The former England international appears to be sufficiently enamoured with his new team's fans.

Although it was Aaron Lennon being used as a full-back that had onlookers surprised on Tuesday night, for the player himself, it was the club's travelling supporters who shocked him the most.

Everton ran out as eventual 2-1 winners against Reading at the Madejski Stadium, but for the Leeds academy product, there was much more that came out of the game than just the result.

Speaking to Everton's official website after the match, the 28-year-old enthused about the support that the team received in Berkshire.

“I couldn’t believe it when I came out," Lennon said. "I heard all the noise and just looked up and the fans filled the whole stand. It was unbelievable.

“That’s what you need - they don’t realise how much they help us. Especially when you are 1-0 down and they are still singing. They were unbelievable."

It's news that bodes well for the future of the club, and a symbol of how well the Toffees have started the new campaign after their struggles of the 2014/15 season.

Despite a tricky start on the opening day against Watford, Everton have rebounded impressively both on and off the field. The retaining of John Stones has not only kept a key player around, it has seemingly galvanised everyone connected with the club.

If Martinez's team can pick up a win on the road at West Bromwich Albion this weekend, they could potentially end week seven of the new season sitting in a Champions League position.

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