Wigan Athletic - No More Moreno For The Latics
UK time is: 06:20:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

No More Moreno For The Latics

Wigan Athletic appear to have given up on the idea of signing Bolivia international striker Marcelo Moreno from Shakhtar Donetsk following his loan spell at the Latics at the back end of last season.

Boss Roberto Martinez says that although the club have first option to buy Moreno a deal is as a good as dead with the sort of fee the Shakhtar have in mind for a player they paid $12 million for just two years ago.

There is also rumoured to be a big money offer on the table for Moreno`s services from a club in Brazil and although he played in 12 games for the Latics last season his failure to find the net is another reason perhaps to give this one a miss.

Martinez said on Moreno: He cost Shakhtar around €12million and I know they have received a big offer recently from a club in Brazil.

'I have spoken to Shakhtar and we're going to keep in touch, but I'm sure they will want to pursue the best financial offer that they receive.

'In terms of the future, it's very difficult to know what Shakhtar will decide, because they have the main say on the matter.

'We had the opportunity to make the deal permanent, but financially we could not meet the kind of valuation that they had.'

'From our point of view, I am delighted Marcelo enjoyed his time with Wigan and he was made to feel at home'

'He played 12 games for us and played a big role in helping us achieve our aims of staying up. We are now going to wait and see what Shakhtar and the player want to do.

'However I think it is very unlikely that we will see Marcelo back here - due to the financial situation.'

Bookmark and Share

You can listen to the Latics Speyk podcasts now by clicking on the player here:

Latics Speyk Car Stickers Have Arrived

Vital Wigan are pleased to announce that the Latics Speyk car stickers have arrived anyone who wants one follow the instructions in this link

Latics and Proud

Fancy writing an article about the Latics? Why not get in touch, we are always looking for new contributors, after all we are all Latics fans here and want to get the Latics message to the world, so if you have a favourite match or Latics memory get it jotted down, or whatever you want to say put it into an email and send it to us here at Vital Wigan

To get your article published just click here and we will put it onto the site

Vital Latics - Bringing you the Latics Speyk car stickers and the podcasts

It's easy to join us at Vital Latics to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Barry Worthington Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 10 2010

Time: 6:57PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Good luck to him, looked a decent player but didnt look like scoring
Report Abuse
10/06/2010 19:01:00

Yup same.
Report Abuse
10/06/2010 19:22:00

Could have been the replacement we needed for heskey.
Report Abuse
10/06/2010 22:43:00

He was a tryer...... maybe with a few more games be could of been great
Report Abuse
15/06/2010 19:27:00

He was ok
Report Abuse
15/06/2010 19:31:00


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Latics Youngster Moves To Wrexham On Loan (Thursday November 26 2015)

Any Previous? Southend United v Latics (Thursday November 26 2015)

Dan's Big Game Report - Latics 0 Burton 1 (Wednesday November 25 2015)

PWU Latics Podcast - Walking With Elephants (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Stats: Wigan Athletic v Burton Albion (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Team News From The DW - Latics v Burton (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Archived Wigan Athletic Articles

List All Vital Latics Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. worbo 86
2. hindleymonwafc 71
3. Thorpyness 60
4. 1henski 56
5. nottinghamlatic 56
6. Whittleblue 50
7. Yon Mon 50
8. Moonay 40
9. Lazysid 30
10. loudmouthblue 29

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Gillingham 19 11 4 4 14 37
3. Burton 18 11 2 5 3 35
4. Walsall 18 9 6 3 13 33
5. Wigan 19 9 6 4 10 33
6. Bradford 19 8 7 4 3 31
7. Peterborough 19 9 3 7 11 30
8. Southend 19 8 6 5 3 30

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Liverpool And Man Utd Battle It Out For Rico
» Walsall : 27/11/2015 06:14:01
DRFC Coventry City v Doncaster Rovers - Team News
» Doncaster : 26/11/2015 20:59:01
DRFC Wellens joins Latics on loan
» Doncaster : 26/11/2015 20:44:01
Thomas Gets Recalled so Blackpool Move In For West
» Blackpool : 26/11/2015 17:42:01
Sports Hall Named After Joel Richards
» Walsall : 26/11/2015 17:29:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man Of The Match v Burton
Suggested By:  Benny Hill
Jussi Jääskeläinen 0%
Donervon Daniels 10%
Craig Morgan 20%
Chris McCann 10%
Tim Chow 10%
Reece James 40%
David Perkins 10%
Max Power 0%
Michael Jacobs 0%
Yanic Wildschut 0%
Alex Revell 0%