Roberto Martinez: 'Ross Barkley yet to sign new Everton deal'

Everton manager Roberto Martinez says that the club are yet to secure a new deal for midfielder Ross Barkley.

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has admitted that the club's young players will be 'rewarded' but has nothing to confirm with regards to a new contract for midfielder Ross Barkley.

Reports emerged overnight claiming that the Merseyside outfit are planning to tie down the 20-year-old to fresh terms following an impressive start to the campaign under the Spaniard's management.

"We're always working hard behind the scenes to reward our youngsters and Ross clearly is that, but we have nothing to announce," Martinez said in a press conference.

"I don't think Ross has changed through the season. In pre-season he showed he was ready to have a big role in the side. Ross loves the game, loves performing and the scale of games don't affect him. He's emotionally level-headed."

The Toffees are preparing to take on Fulham at Goodison Park this weekend.

Everton's Gerard Deulofeu in action against Real Betis during a friendly match on August 11, 2013
Read Next:
Martinez to wait on Deulofeu future
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City24212170185265
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd24165349163353
3Chelsea24155445162950
4Liverpool23138254282647
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs24136547222545
6Arsenal24126645311442
7Leicester CityLeicester249783632434
8Burnley249781921-234
9Everton2477102639-1328
10Watford2475123344-1126
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2468103042-1226
12Bournemouth2467112536-1125
13Crystal Palace2467112237-1525
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2466121941-2224
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2465132234-1223
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2458111733-1623
17Stoke CityStoke2465132550-2523
18Southampton24410102435-1122
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom24311101931-1220
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand