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Oct 21, 2013

Mirallas boosted by Martinez communication

Everton forward Kevin Mirallas admits his communication is better with manager Roberto Martinez than predecessor David Moyes -- but only because he is Spanish.

Kevin Mirallas David Silva
Mirallas has proved successful under Martinez.

The Belgium international can converse in the Toffees boss' native tongue and believes that is helping him progress, although he says the Spaniard has also given him more freedom.

"The major change for me is the language change because I speak Spanish," said Mirallas, who scored his first goal of the season in the 2-1 win over Hull at Goodison Park. "For me it is better, although I was very happy playing under David Moyes because he is a good manager, but Roberto is different because the Spanish style of playing football is different.

"It's easier because I speak Spanish with him and I understand better. The Spanish style of football is my type of football and with Roberto it is very different. Every day I have spoken with him and it's helped my confidence.

"It's better because under David Moyes I was not as free but now I am on the line (out wide) more under Roberto -- it's different but that's what Roberto wants me to do.

"I feel I am more consistent now. I play better and better. The first game I was not so good and felt tired but now my body is excellent and everything is okay."

Mirallas is keen to keep the first goal despite Gareth Barry wanting to claim it after appearing to get the slightest of touches despite being in an offside position.

"I shot and for me it's my goal. Gareth maybe touched it a little bit but I've seen the results on the television and it's my name and my goal," he added. "But it doesn't matter if the goal is Gareth's or mine -- there is not a problem."

Mirallas felt it was important to beat Hull after losing to Manchester City before the international break and has ambitions to break into the top four this season.

"I am happy because this was an important game for us," he added. "The ambition for the club this season is to reach the Champions League. It is a long campaign and it can be difficult to finish in the top four, but maybe it is possible for us to do it."

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