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Bruce deal nears completion

The move which is believed to have arisen following Bruce's unhappiness with cost cutting measures in terms of wages and how much money from transfer fees accrued would be available to bring in new players, will leave Wigan searching for a new manager and backroom staff, as it is believed that Bruce wants to take all his coaching and scouting staff with him.

If true this will leave Wigan searching for a new manager and support staff and with a need to strengthen the squad, there will no doubt be concern that the targets identified by Bruce and his team will go to Sunderland rather than Wigan.

Of the managerial targets, the fans favourite Roberto Martinez has emerged as the favourite for the Celtic vacancy with the other front runner Darren Ferguson subject of a bid from Reading.

This leaves former Latic's boss Paul Jewell as the front runner,a move thst would engender mixed emotion amongst the Latics faithful.

It promises to bean eventful summer for WIgan Athletic and its fans.

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Date:Monday June 1 2009

Time: 1:13PM

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sorry chaps but I think you are about to go backwards :-(
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01/06/2009 20:49:00

Hold on to your hats 2009/10 season is going to be a rocky ride for you guys and I suspect it will not end well.
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02/06/2009 01:57:00

Bruce is a traitor and he can go to hell ..wht im sure of is that wigan will appoint a better manager v.soon and will build up on wht started last season ..im pretty sure merlin wigan will never go backwards and days are my witness!!
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