Martinez Looks Ahead To City Game
Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez has spoken about facing Manchester City`s multi-talented and multi-faceted squad in this Sunday`s encounter at the DW Stadium.
City sit just one point better off than the Latics following an unconvincing start to the season despite spending the best part of £100 million during the summer, but Martinez reckons that although they have a fantastic array of talent in their squad they are not quite clicking as a team just yet.
The Latics boss believes that City will 'click` soon and challenge for the Premier League title but hopes that it won`t be until after we have played them. Speaking to the Wigan Evening Post Martinez said: "You are always looking at what you are doing rather than the opposition"
"But you look at Manchester City, and you feel it`s only a matter of time before they are competing to win the Premier League.
"You just hope that we are playing them at a time when we can disrupt them and not allow them to be themselves.
"They have assembled probably the best squad of 20 footballers anywhere in the world, and that`s obviously a fantastic position to be in.
"It`s only a matter of time before they click, and they are going to be challenging for the title very soon - there`s no two ways about that.
"We just need to make it difficult as we can for them, and we are also desperate to get the rewards we didn`t get against Sunderland."
"You can buy as many players as you like, but you`ll never buy a complete team"
"The hardest part of the challenge facing the management at City is to get a team out of a lot of skilled individuals."
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
Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.