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Heskey Wants Wigan Stay

Wigan Athletic forward Emile Heskey has played down any suggestion that he could be heading off for pastures new before the transfer window closes shut tomorrow.

Heskey has been strongly linked with moves to Spurs and Panathinaikos of Greece this last week but he is more than happy to rebuff these approaches and continue his career at the JJB.

Although the Greek side are in the Champions League it would mean settling in a new country for himself and his family and whilst the Spurs link would take him down to London so would signing for Millwall, why would he sign for a club that is doing nothing on the pitch?

Heskey told reporters at Latics photo shoot on Thursday:

'The chairman spoke to me recently about my future and he said that until I came up to him and told him I wanted to go then he wouldn't entertain any bids'

'I'm not going to do that because I don't want to leave. I'm doing well at Wigan.'

Unless there is an earth shattering offer expect Heskey to stay exactly where he is

Talking about deadline day signings the new site poll is available on the right side of this page and it is asking which areas of the team need strengthening before the transfer deadline passes at midnight tomorrow

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Writer: Barry Worthington Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday August 31 2008

Time: 11:39AM

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So he'll be off then, probably to somewhere like Man City that we never expected!
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31/08/2008 11:42:00

wat duz this mean abowt mido
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31/08/2008 13:29:00

hw may well want stay but he not the right player 4 us if he willin sit on bench for a goalscorer ok but it not gonna happen
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31/08/2008 13:36:00

We do need another striker, but he wants a regular first team spot but how he gonna get with Zaki, Heskey ans Camara Still might happen though
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31/08/2008 20:00:00

Heskeys in the England Well done, but why not Owen them 2 togeather are formidable and conected. They both now where each of them are and what they are gonna do next
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31/08/2008 21:18:00

The 1 and only wait for the drum roll !!!!!!!!!!! JIMMY BULLARD has been called up to the ENGLAND squad WOW Go Jimmy
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31/08/2008 21:47:00

Glass man Owen? Let Hesky have his glory in England solo.
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31/08/2008 23:37:00

He should be lined up with rooney
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01/09/2008 12:57:00


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