How Everton's 'man of surprises' Martinez snuck up on Wenger and Arsenal

On a sunny October afternoon on the steps of Everton’s Finch Farm training ground, Roberto Martinez awaits the club’s most successful manager. Everton have been ensconced in the world-class facility for six years, but it's only now, four months into Martinez’s reign that Howard Kendall – three times Everton boss, twice a league champion, FA Cup winner, European Cup Winners' Cup winner – has been invited to look around.

“Legend!” the Catalan greets Kendall as he embraces the 67-year-old.

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