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Wigan boss Martinez full of praise for Liverpool superkid Sterling

Wigan Athletic boss Roberto Martinez heaped praise on Liverpool teen Raheem Sterling after defeat on Saturday.

It was against Wigan last season Sterling made his debut, a late substitute in a defeat that assisted Kenny Dalglish's demise and earned Martínez a Liverpool job interview.

"I can see huge, huge progress," said Martínez. "When we saw him that day a year ago, you could see the real potential. You can see he's a very direct, talented player and he's going to have a very bright future."

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