Wigan boss Martinez calm over West Ham push for Figueroa

Wigan Athletic boss Roberto Martinez is calm about Maynor Figueroa's contract situation.

Wigan Athletic boss Roberto Martinez is calm about Maynor Figueroa's contract situation.

West Ham have been linked with the 29-year-old but, while he accepts other clubs might be interested, Martinez does not want to comment on the situation.

The Spaniard said: "I am not surprised. When you are a defender who can come up with the type of goal he came up with on Saturday, you can get the type of compliments he gets behind closed doors outside.

"But I don't expect teams to talk about players who are under contract and I would never speak about players of other teams under contract at this stage of the season.

"I don't think this is the right time to do it."

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