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Martinez hails Jagielka-Stones matching

Roberto Martinez accepts Everton are starting to procure the profit of a robust focal protective blending in Phil Jagielka and John Stones.

Everton chief Roberto Martinez accepts Phil Jagielka and John Stones are equipped for framing one of the best protective associations in the Premier League.

Britain internationals Jagielka and Stones have matched up in Everton's past four class diversions, securing a clean sheet in the last three of them.

Martinez puts it down to Jagielka's "undoubted" initiative aptitudes and readiness to help Stones in his vocation.

"I generally felt that Phil and John could do something special,"explained Martinez in a question and answer session on Tuesday.

"It has been a tiny bit troublesome after Stones got his damage yet since he has been back, the pair of them have been tremendous.

"Jagielka is a genuine skipper and a pioneer, and he needs to help Stones in his own profession both at club level and at worldwide level - they compliment one another extremely well.

"We have missed Stones, yet he is back now and buckling down for the group which is clear to see."

Wednesday sees Everton go to Chelsea, who have broadened their lead at the highest point of the table to seven focuses taking after their win against Aston Villa on Saturday.

Be that as it may, Martinez claims it is so soon it would be impossible make title-winning expectations.

"It is so right on time there is no option say, you never know with the Premier League, it has astounded us such a variety of times and there are still such a large number of recreations left to play.

"We will go to Chelsea with a course of action and attempt to keep our great run passing by pressing them well, not doling the ball out inexpensively and by verifying our guard is in top structure."
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