Belgium international Kevin Mirallas told to find consistency

Belgium international Kevin Mirallas

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Belgium international Kevin Mirallas has been told by his club manager Roberto Martinez to find some consistency between now and the end of the season.

Mirallas was part of the Belgium squad that reached the World Cup quarter-finals in Brazil two years ago but he has struggled to catch the eye of boss Marc Wilmots since.

With Euro 2016 now just four months away, Martinez has urged Mirallas to make his mark at Goodison Park after a season interrupted by injuries and poor form.

Mirallas impressed in the 3-3 draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in January before once more finding himself sidelined.
The Everton manager has praised his attitude in training.

“We’ve got a very competitive squad and it’s going to be difficult for certain players when they’re not playing,” he told reporters.

“What is important for Kevin is the way he has tried to earn a place in the starting line-up with his attitude and work-rate in training.”

Everton are in FA Cup action at Bournemouth on Saturday and Martinez wants to see the 28-year-old finishing the season strongly.

“He was fantastic against Chelsea, then he started the next game against Swansea but picked up an injury which meant he wasn’t available for the next game, and then he came on against Stoke [last week],” added Martinez.

“It’s been that sort of stop-start season for him so far and we all hope he can have a consistent period in the side going forward.”

Belgium face Italy, Sweden and Republic of Ireland at Euro 2016 in France this summer in Group E. The Red Devils are 2.00 to top the section while they are 11.00 to win the tournament.

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