Wigan boss Martinez disappointed losing Rodallega to Fulham

Wigan Athletic boss Roberto Martinez was disappointed to see Hugo Rodallega leave for Fulham. The striker, 27, joined Fulham on a free in the summer and returns to the DW Stadium today.

Wigan Athletic boss Roberto Martinez was disappointed to see Hugo Rodallega leave for Fulham.

The striker, 27, joined Fulham on a free in the summer and returns to the DW Stadium today.

Latics boss Martinez said: “Hugo made his mind up a long time ago that he wanted to respect his contract but then move on. He needed a new challenge.

“We have a very good relationship with Hugo. You have to respect the human being behind the footballer.

“And it was right for him to start a new chapter.

“We’ve brought in new players and we have new aims now. We’ve made progress off the field.”

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