Koeman gets the well-known old Martina to Everton

Koeman gets the well-known old Martina to Everton

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Cuco Martina put his career at Everton. The 27-year-old defender from Curaçao for three years connected to the club by coach Ronald Koeman, reports Everton on Monday.

Both men had already worked together at Southampton, where the expiring contract of the defender after last season was not renewed. Everton could be the back, therefore, free to attract.

Koeman took Martina earlier from the Netherlands to Southampton. The defender came in the past for, among others, FC Twente, RKC Waalwijk and RBC Roosendaal.

“Cuco is an experienced player at different positions in the back can play,” explains Koeman on the website of the club. “Given the large amount of matches we play, it is important that we have width and competition in the team.”

Martina played it in two years time 36 duels for Southampton. It was the 30-fold international of Curaçao one time accurate, but that was a goal of great beauty. He shot in a league game against Arsenal from a great distance, touch.

Remember #CUW’s Cuco Martina as the guy who score this banger against Arsenal.


Time of placing
23:17 – July 09, 2017


Martina is the seventh acquisition for Everton this summer. Koeman took, among others, Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), and following his departure to chelsea Davy Klaassen to Goodison Park.

Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford (Sunderland), striker Sandro Ramirez (Malaga), defender Michael Keane (Burnley) and striker Henry Onyekuru (Eupen) are the other reinforcements, though the latter pointed directly let.

In front of their arrival state to the departure of, among others, Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United and Gerard Deulofeu for FC Barcelona.

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