Alcaraz, who moves on a free transfer, will bolster Everton's defence, while Joel Robles, who played on loan for the Latics last season, joins from Atletico Madrid for an undisclosed fee. Alcaraz signs a two-year deal with the Toffees after his contract at Wigan expired, while Robles joins for a free rumoured to be around £2million, with some suggestions that Atletico have also inserted a buy-back clause into the agreement. The keeper is expected to be Tim Howard's understudy at the club.
The two join Arouna Kone in former Wigan players to join Martinez's new-look squad at Goodison Park in this transfer window. Martinez was much-heralded for his work at Wigan, despite overseeing a relegation last season, and clearly believes that his former players have what it takes to play at a higher level