Wigan boss Martinez hails Kone commitment to cause

Wigan Athletic boss Roberto Martinez has hailed Arouna Kone's commitment to the cause.

Wigan Athletic boss Roberto Martinez has hailed Arouna Kone's commitment to the cause.

Kone has been working with a personal trainer all season and devised his own schedule in South Africa to ensure his levels did not drop.

Martinez said: "When he came back from the African Nations Cup as a player, you've got a decision to make. Do you just go through the motions and wait for summer? After all, you've come back from a different environment and you're tired.

After all, you've come back from a different environment and you're tired.

"Or you say, 'I wasted a month of my club time. I'm going to get it back and finish strong'. That's the mentality he's got now."

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