Roberto Martinez surprised by ‘special’ Everton youngster

first_img Brendan Galloway, left, has joined Luton getty 1center_img Everton boss Roberto Martinez admits he has been stunned by how easily Brendan Galloway has taken to Premier League football.The 19-year-old, signed from the MK Dons in 2014, has been a revelation for the Toffees at left-back after stepping in to replace the injured Leighton Baines.Galloway has made nine appearances so far this season and will again be in the starting line-up for Saturday’s Premier League trip to second-placed Arsenal.“”Brendan keeps surprising everyone,” said Martinez of the England Under-19 international.“His maturity is very impressive and I haven’t seen him needing time to rest or a need to take him out of the team.“You need to measure that week to week and allow football to make the decision. But there is no general rule saying that if someone is 19 and hasn’t really played before, there is a certain number of games you have to give him.“We have been very pleased with the way he has adapted to the demands and clearly we have someone quite special for the future.”last_img read more