Only a few months after an unceremonious sacking by Premier League side Everton, Roberto Martinez has been announced as Belgium's head-coach.
Following the high-profile departures of Louis van Gaal and Roberto Martinez at the end of the recently concluded Premier League season, TheHardTackle takes a look at five managers who lost their jobs long before they were officially out of work.
Liverpool claimed Merseyside superiority with a thumping 4-0 win over arch rivals Everton in what was a sorry evening for the Toffees.
Liverpool look to carry on the momentum gained from their famous Europa League quarterfinal victory over Borussia Dortmund, while Everton will hope to make the most of what manager Roberto Martinez has called a "defining week" for the club this season.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez has slammed the critics of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, stating that the London outfit remain strong contenders for the title, ahead of their trip to Goodison Park.
Following their exit from the UEFA Champions League in midweek, a wounded Chelsea side travel to Goodison Park on Saturday to take on Everton in their FA Cup quarter-final tie.
Everton travel to the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday hoping to hold on to their slender first-leg advantage and move a step closer to a first trophy since 1995
Speaking after Everton’s 3-3 draw against Chelsea, manager Roberto Martinez tore into the match-officials for failing to disqualify John Terry’s last minute equalizer at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea FC host a strong Everton side that have thus far flattered to deceive in the Premier League, with both the hosts and the visitors looking to climb up into the top half of the table
Roberto Martínez's Everton host Manchester City on Wednesday in the first leg of their Capital One Cup semi-final tie, with the Toffees still looking for their first win this season against a top 10 Premier League team