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Martinez continues search to strengthen Wigan squad

Wigan boss Roberto Martinez is looking at Spain for players to improve his Latics squad. The 35-year-old is also prepared to return to his former club, Swansea, for more signings, and in particular Jason Scotland.

"I have had a chat with Wigan about Jason Scotland," Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins told the South Wales Evening Post.

"They have not made an offer, but they have asked to be kept informed of Jason's situation."

Wigan chairman Dave Whelan expects to be able to deliver the targets Martinez has outlined to him.

"We got our priority list from Roberto, and we are working hard on it," he said.

"Jordi Gomez was right at the top and we moved very quickly on that, and we are moving on others as well.

"But there are a lot of players away on holiday - and I think the market will only rev up in about a week or 10 days."

Whelan hinted that some of those signings are likely to come from Spain.

"Roberto lives for football, and his knowledge of the Spanish league is unbelievable," he told the Wigan Evening Post.

"He knows all the players - how they play, where they play - he has just got it."

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