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Martinez: Whelan convinced me to stay

November 15, 2012
By Richard Jolly
Roberto Martinez has revealed that he was persuaded to stay at Wigan in the summer after hearing chairman Dave Whelan's vision for the future of the club.

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Martinez was a candidate for the Liverpool job after the sacking of Kenny Dalglish and was interviewed by owners Fenway Sports Group in America, but the Spaniard said in an ESPN interview that Whelan convinced him to extend his three-year stay at the DW Stadium.

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