last week. Then, the 39-year-old, who was speaking to BBC Sport, remarked:
"We need to bring new signings, players who will develop that competition and give different options on the playing field. "We want to bring an extra dimension and competition for places."
Who then could Everton sign this summer to help them realise their lofty ambitions? With many of the current top 4 already taking great strides in the transfer market to strengthen their squads ahead of the new season, Everton will have to follow suit if they aren't to be left behind. Here, we examine 5 players Roberto Martinez might sign this summer. Click "Next" to begin.
Joseph is an accredited football journalist and has interviewed nearly all of the current 20 Barclay's Premier League managers. He is also a correspondent for Bleacher Report and has written for Caught Offside and Give Me Football.