Date: 7th August 2011 at 2:56pm
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Wigan Athletic entertain La Liga side Villarreal in their final warm-up game before teh season starts for proper next Saturday

Following last weeks easy run out at Deepdale when the Latics trounced lower league neighbours Preston, Villarreal will provide much sterner oppostion and a better test for Martinez’s men.

The Champions League qualifiers have some star names in their ranks and will include former Latics target Marco Ruben

Vital Quotes:

Wigan Athletic Team News:

No injury problems for Martinez, expect a full strength side to start

Player to watch: Victor Moses

The young attacker has been in excellent form this preseason


By permission of Bernard Platt/Wigan Athletic

Villarreal Team News:

Villarreal played Everton just tywo days ago so it will be interesting to see who makes their starting eleven

Villarreal from:

Goalkeepers:Diego López and César.

Defenders: Mario, Mano, Zapata, Musacchio, Gonzalo, Catalá, Dervite, Joan Oriol and Marchena.

Midfielders: Wakaso, Marcos Senna, Marcos Gullón, Bruno, Borja Valero, Cani, Camuñas, Hernán Pérez and Jordi Pablo.

Forwards: Gerard Bordas, Marco Ruben, Nilmar and Rossi.

Player to watch: Giussepi Rossi

Ex-Manchester United striker on fire last season

Match Facts & Stats

This will be the first ever meeting between the Latics and Villarreal

Ref Watch:

Jon Moss

Next Fixtures:

Premier League

Wigan Athletic v Norwich City
DW Stadium
Saturday 13/08/11
3pm



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