Pellegrini insisted he was aware of the 'important link' Wigan manager Rosler has with his former club. But he has told his players to save the warm welcome for after the game.
Pellegrini said: "I know he has an important link with this club but now he is the manager of Wigan and he will want to win.
"Maybe it is not a usual match but I am sure that we are just thinking to win this match and not all the other things outside."
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