A lot of teams have been there. You get to the last day of the transfer window and all of a sudden you see every team around your own has strengthened impressively. There is a sinking feeling and all of a sudden you feel like your team could be left behind. All of a sudden the manager feels inclined to quickly bring in a few names to reassure the fans- panic buying ensues.
With speculation still rife about Everton potentially losing their two star players new boss Roberto Martinez could be forgiven for drawing up a swift list of reinforcements with the potential money he could receive from the sale of Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini. Yet any moves for players without a great deal of thought could be disastrous for the Toffees who aren’t used to having vast amounts of cash to splash on players.
The knowledge former manager David Moyes has about their lack of funding was indicative in his somewhat derisory second joint bid of £38 million for Baines and Fellaini. If they do leave it will undoubtedly be for more money. The challenge for Roberto Martinez is handling and signing the calibre of player to move Everton forward with the money. Fans will not be happy with the calibre of Arouna Kone arriving for that sort of money despite him being a good squad signing for the blue half of Merseyside. Martinez lacks experience when it comes to transfers so any release of funding will be one of his biggest challenges at the helm thus far. Here are Five players he should avoid signing.