The 24 year old powerful defender instead moved from Feyenoord to Porto the window after for a fee of around £6.5m but new Everton manager Ronald Koeman apparently likes the look of the Dutch international.
Koeman has managed Martins Indi before, and made him a regular starter at Feyenoord, where he had come up through the youth system during the time Erwin Koeman was manager.
Read our report from 2013 when it was rumoured he was on a plane to Merseyside on deadline day…
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