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Paul Scharner Set To Decide His Future

Wigan Athletics longest serving outfield player Paul Scharner is undecided what to do when his current contract at the Latics runs out next summer.

The Austria international captain will have no shortage of offers following a great start to the season that`s seen the central defender switched to a less restrictive midfield role that he has been crying out to play for a while now and he is seeing much more of the ball.

It is well documented that last season Scharner wasn`t happy and he talked of leaving with clubs in Germany reportedly interested along with Aston Villa and Sundays opponents Fulham, he said he wanted to play European football and have an extra challenge.

His move away didn`t happen and at the moment he appears very settled, maybe Latics boss Roberto Martinez should sit down with Scharner and get him to sign an extension before rival clubs come sniffing around making him offers, he is free to talk to anyone from 1st January.

Scharner himself has indicated that he would stay; he likes the manager, the football and we know he loves Wigan, Scharner says: 'I am very happy at Wigan now. We have a very good manager, who has changed the whole philosophy of the club.

'We play a lot more football now than we have in the last three and a half years, when we were more direct.

'It takes time and hard work to change the style of a club, but I am much happier playing this way

'I am a free agent in the summer, and we will be looking at what's going on in the next few months.

'I will decide at the right time, but the most important thing now is to get good performances and good results.'

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Vital Latics have two tickets on offer for the up and coming Wigan Athletic fans forum to be held at the DW Stadium in the DW Fitness Lounge located in the South Stand on Tuesday 17th November 7pm kick-off.

The fans forum will give supporters the opportunity to meet and question manager Roberto Martinez; also there is a hotpot supper included, now that does make the mouth water.

Full details of the event are on the official site and can be viewed by clicking here

The event has always proved very popular in the past so if you want to be the lucky winner of two tickets, supplied by Wigan Athletic, then answer the following question and enter via link provided, closing date 10th November 5 pm.

Who is Roberto`s assistant manager:
a) Graeme Jones
b) Steve Bruce
c) Arsene Wenger

To enter click here

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Writer: Barry Worthington Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday November 5 2009

Time: 8:30AM

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Give him a four year deal and let him fiish his career with us
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05/11/2009 08:33:00

That is the easiest quiz i have seen lol.
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05/11/2009 08:49:00

he's always talking about leaving is he not!
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05/11/2009 21:07:00


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