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Everton to hire Martinez 'within 48 hours'

June 4, 2013
By Mike Whalley
Roberto Martinez is expected to be confirmed as Everton manager within the next 48 hours as negotiations move into the closing stages, ESPN understands.

Martinez, who confirmed last week that he wants to leave Wigan, is scheduled to discuss personal terms on Tuesday.

Wigan owner Dave Whelan said on Monday night that Everton chairman Bill Kenwright had agreed a compensation deal with him to allow Martinez to take charge at Goodison Park.

Everton played down those comments ...

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