Date:Thursday September 29 2011
Former Wigan Athletic player Charles N'Zogbia has got Roberto Martinez praying that he doesn't find his feet at his new club this weekend. The Latics travel to Villa Park on Saturday and are set to face Charlie for the first time this season
Since joining Aston Villa during the summer N'Zogbia hasn't been in top form, now whether that's got anything to do with how he is being played or if he just hasn't settled in at his new club yet is open to debate, what isn't is that Charlie is a top, top player who can be a match winner against anyone.
At Wigan we saw how good the little Frenchman is, we saw it regularly during his time with us, some fantastic performances that you could say he won matches single-handed for the Latics, he maybe only small in size but he's a big player and sooner or later he will find his feet and reproduce the form he showed at the DW down at Villa Park.
His former boss Roberto Martinez is wary about facing his old talisman on Saturday and hopes that it doesn't all click into place this weekend, speaking to the Wigan Evening Post Martinez said: "You don't score nearly 20 goals in two seasons without having great talent, and Charlie has it all"
"He's got pace, power, skill, dribbling ability - he is a real old-fashioned winger who loves getting into one-against-one situations.
"Sometimes it's about finding time to find the right partnerships, and sometimes that just takes time.
"But he'll be a success at Villa - I've got no doubts about that. I just hope he doesn`t start on Saturday."
Match winner N'Zogbia still finding his feet
By permission of Bernard Platt/Wigan Athletic
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Date:Thursday September 29 2011
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