Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan has spoken about Roberto Martinez and his decision to stay at the Latics despite interest from Premier League rivals Liverpool and Aston Villa, over to you Dave:
‘Roberto is staying at Wigan and of course I am absolutely delighted. He was never offered the job at Liverpool because he wasn’t happy with the way the job was presented to him.
‘He has had some talks with Villa but he’s not going to go there. Villa are a fantastic club with great supporters but I never thought they were big enough for him.
‘If Roberto is to go anywhere, it will be to one of the top clubs in Europe. We’re just so pleased he’s staying with us for another season.’
Roberto – staying put
By permission of Bernard Platt/Wigan Athletic
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