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The Toffees have not won a competition in 18 years and after guiding Wigan to FA Cup success last season the new manager wants to instil a winning mentality at Goodison Park

New Everton manager Roberto Martinez is keen to end the club's trophy drought, insisting winning silverware must become "part of our DNA".

Shortly before agreeing a switch to Goodison Park, the Spaniard guided Wigan to a first ever major trophy with last season's FA Cup.

The Toffees have not won a major honour since the 1995 FA Cup, and subsequent Charity Shield, and Martinez hopes to hit the ground running and encourage a winning habit at his new stomping ground.

"Once you win silverware it is an addictive feeling," Martinez told the Liverpool Daily Post. "I do feel that that is something we want to continue here.  

"At Everton, with the significance, tradition and history, it [winning silverware] needs to be part of our DNA.  

"We all know how difficult it is to win silverware but it is important to start setting those goals as dreams.  

"It is something where we can drive each other on to achieve, because it is important that we can share those emotions and feelings together.   

"Clearly, once you get that taste you want more and we need to make sure that we get that together at Everton."

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