Romelu Lukaku will fire Everton to the Champions’ League

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In splashing out £28m on Lukaku, Everton have made a big mistake

Date: 1st September 2014 at 6:56pm
Written by Gruffudd Owen

To welcome in the new football season, the blue half of Liverpool have decided to add a modern aesthetic touch to its famous old stadium. Emblazoned on the side of the Goodison Road stand at Everton's Goodison Park is a huge image of manager Roberto Martinez, standing proudly in his customary suit and blue tie, along with the Spanish phrase 'Solo lo mejor'. Translated as 'only the best', the Castilian mantra is a nod to the club's time-honoured Latin motto Nil satis nisi optimum – nothing but the best is good enough – with Martinez signing off his thoughts with this three-word motivational fillip at the end of each missive in the club's matchday programme. Indeed, the motto seems apt for a manager such as Martinez; young, ambitious and undoubtedly talented, the high standards he demands from his players and his constant desire to improve saw his Everton side record their highest ever Premier League points total last season, finishing with 72 points and narrowly missing out on a Champions League berth. A highly ... Read More

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