While the 29-year-old centre-back was full of praise for former boss David Moyes, who he played under for four years, he says the Toffees' current playing style under their new Spanish manager is a welcome change.
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"The first team now has a completely new coaching staff and many new players.
"During training we do everything with the ball, much is being done with playmaking. Martinez's Spanish influences are seen immediately. He is a fan of the way Barcelona play and the Dutch School.
"He tries to unite. The combination football that Everton are now playing, I think it's a pleasant change."
Martinez has had a solid start to life at Everton, unbeaten in his first five Premier League games in charge and clocking up an impressive victory over Chelsea.