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Jackson Martinez In Talks At The Latics

Wigan Athletic are having talks this week with Colombia international striker Jackson Martinez and his agent over a proposed £3.5 million January move to the club.

Vital Wigan believe that the 23 year old arrived in Wigan on Monday to take a look around the Latics and start talks over a proposed move from Colombian club Independiente Medelin who Latics have already agreed a fee with, as first reported here two weeks ago.

Latics boss Roberto Martinez is desperate to add to his squad in January and following Marlon King`s prison sentence it is understood that Martinez is looking to bring two strikers into the club, one as Kings direct replacement, a squad man and the other a proven top level goal scorer.

The Colombia striker is highly regarded and considered one of South America`s hottest properties at the moment, he is lightening quick and a real eye for goal and at just over 6 foot he is also good in the air, a close friend of Latics player and compatriot Hugo Rodallega, Martinez is desperate for the move to go through.

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Writer: Barry Worthington Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday November 12 2009

Time: 2:55PM

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Martinez for Martinez?
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12/11/2009 15:25:00

Is he the squad man or the proven goalscorer Barry
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12/11/2009 15:36:00

Which Martinez is desperate for the move to go through?
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16/11/2009 01:26:00


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