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Wigan boss Martinez: I hate the transfer window

Wigan Athletic boss Roberto Martinez admits he hates the transfer windows system.

Unsurprisingly said he is not a fan of the transfer window.

When asked if he hated it, Martinez replied: "I do. I think the window is fantastic for the fans, for the media. It brings great speculation.

"All the fans get excited. It gives you the opportunity to have a second life if you want, in the season. What I hate is that the window is open while the games are going on and I always found it impossible for the players.

"We forget that players are human beings and if you're going to consider the next move in your career, you're allowed to do that because as a human being in any job you need to do that.

"The problem is that when you do that while the games are going on, it's disrespectful to the club, it's disrespectful to the fans and disrespectful to the competition itself.

"I do feel the window has to be part of the season. Probably reducing it to a two-week period where there are no games or there is another competition, I think could be a solution. The window is what it is and we need to take advantage of it.

"We've brought in two players and we'll try to bring in another face before the end of it."

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