Wigan impressed with goalkeeper

Martinez eager to seal Al Habsi deal

June 16, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez is hopeful he can soon make goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi's loan spell from Bolton a permanent one.

Al Habsi, who just last month was named the Latics' player of the season, was impressive in his first year at the DW Stadium and Wigan have already made a £3 million bid for the Oman international.

Though he is keen to secure the keeper's services, Martinez has admitted that club chairman Dave Whelan might have to dole out as much as £5 million ...

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