Last Updated: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 15:59
Everton boss Roberto Martinez has described Ross Barkley as an "incredible football talent" after he impressed in the win at Blackburn.
The 19-year-old midfielder turned in an assured display in the 3-1 friendly win at Ewood Park on Saturday and is being tipped to have a big season for the Blues.
Everton boss Martinez thinks the youngster is developing well and has been impressed with his performances in pre-season and with his willingness to learn.
Martinez said: "He is an incredible football talent. He needs to learn from those around him. But I am really excited by his progress.
"I am pleased with his attitude and the way he wants to learn.
"When he is in full flow he can be something really special."
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