By Matthew Shaw

21st Jan, 2022 | 4:10pm

Kevin Campbell warns Everton against move for Roberto Martinez

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Kevin Campbell has warned Everton against making another move to bring in Roberto Martinez as their new manager.

The ex-Toffees talisman insisted that trying to do the same thing to get a different result is the first sign of madness.

Martinez has enjoyed success at Goodison Park before, but it ended in tears when he was sacked by Farhad Moshiri at the beginning of his reign.

“Not surprising,” he exclusively told Goodison News.

“He was being coveted before Benitez, last time, obviously, I’ve said it about Martinez, sometimes it’s best not to go back.

“The club needs a new future, they need someone who is going to come in and be a breath of fresh air, Martinez has already been down that road.

“So, they say the first sign of madness is to try the same thing to get a different result. Now, it’s a clean slate.

“Everton need to take their time and get someone in who is going to revamp the club, they need to revamp the club and go younger.

“If you said to the fanbase, we’re going to go younger, I think they’d accept that. It’s just a patchwork right now, it’s horrible.”

Everton would need to pay £2million to get a deal for Martinez over the line, but that looks unlikely at this moment in time [Daily Mail].

Martinez was tempted by the chance to manage the Toffees but stay in charge of Belgium ahead of the World Cup at the end of this year.

That appears to be off the table now, with the Blues looking at other options as things stand at Goodison Park.

Moshiri needs to get this decision right.

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