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Last Updated: Tuesday June 16 2009 06:38 GMT

Wigan sign Martinez as manager

Roberto Martinez

Wigan Athletic have signed Roberto Martinez as their new manager after the Spaniard agreed to a three-year deal.

The deal had been held up because of talks with his previous club, Swansea, about two staff members Martinez is taking with him to Wigan.

Martinez is going to be officially unveiled on Tuesday. That had been set to happen last week, but it was called off due to the discussions.

Martinez is replacing Steve Bruce, who left Wigan for Sunderland.