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Martinez would use Everton kids for Europa League

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has admitted he will use his youngsters in the Europa League qualifying rounds if the club earn a spot in the competition.

The Toffees are current behind West Ham in the Fair Play League, but would win a place in Europe's second competition if they leap the Hammers in the final two games of the season.

Roberto Martinez has a plan. Credit: PA

"The Fair Play position is that there are two games to play and we will see where that will take us but I would welcome whatever comes our way," he said.

"All the younger players will be available to compete in the earlier rounds and it would show the good work we are doing behind the scenes with the youngsters.

"It would bring terrific experience and from that point on we would see how far we can progress.

"The preparations in pre-season wouldn't change for the first team."

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