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Wigan boss Martinez delighted with Chelsea striker Di Santo arrival

Wigan Athletic boss Roberto Martinez is delighted with their capture of Chelsea striker Franco di Santo.

Martinez has secured the Argentinian permanently after he underwent a medical this afternoon to join midfielder Tom Cleverley, who joined on loan from Manchester United earlier in the day.

"We've been following Franco for a long time and from his point of view it's clear that he is desperate to play for Wigan and his desire and commitment is exactly the right attitude for our club," said Martinez.

Martinez added: "Franco is an Under-20 international for Argentina with great Premier League experience having worked at a club with the calibre of players of Chelsea, and also spending a hugely beneficial year on loan at an established club like Blackburn.

"We all feel that Franco can fulfil his potential at our football club and he'll bring a completely different dimension to our squad with his presence, technical ability and hard-work."

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