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Chelsea snubbed Sporting offer to sell Di Santo to Wigan

Wigan Athletic trumped Sporting Lisbon for Chelsea striker Franco di Santo yesterday.

While a move to the DW appeared always certain in the English press, A Bola says Sporting made a formal bid for the Argentine on Monday.

However, Di Santo and his minders wanted to remain in England and he was happy to sign permanently with Spanish-speaking Roberto Martinez's Wigan in the afternoon.

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