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‘Heading to Wigan was like going to the moon’: How Roberto Martinez’s two-year English plan turned into two decades

Roberto Martinez Wigan Athletic

Roberto Martinez hails from the small Catalonian town of Balaguer and started his career with Real Zaragoza, so when Wigan Athletic approached him in the summer of 1995, he was left more than a little confused. His first question: where’s Wigan? Signing as a 22-year-old, the move forced Martinez to …

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‘There were a lot of talks’: Roberto Martinez reveals he came close to managing Liverpool in 2012

Roberto Martinez, Head Coach of Belgium, during the official FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 portrait session on November 19, 2022 in Doha, Qatar.

Roberto Martinez is currently the manager of the Portugal national team, having spent time in charge of Belgium, Wigan and Everton in the past decade. However, the Spaniard reveals to FourFourTwo he nearly took over at Everton’s Merseyside rivals a year before he joined the Toffees in 2013, with Liverpool …

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Roberto Martinez makes decision on Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal future amid recent speculation

Roberto Martinez makes decision on Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal future amid recent speculation

Portugal boss Roberto Martinez has revealed his stance on Cristiano Ronaldo’s future with the national team. Portugal national team coach Roberto Martinez has highlighted the importance of Cristiano Ronaldo and revealed the Al-Nassr striker will continue to play for the team as long as he is in charge. Portugal’s Martinez …

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Arsenal report: Roberto De Zerbi could replace outgoing Mikel Arteta this summer

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Arsenal FC at Anfield on April 9, 2023 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta could leave north London this summer for the Real Madrid job after almost four years in the job. That’s the incredible claim made by one outlet that says that the European champions are considering boyhood Barcelona supporter Arteta as Carlo Ancelotti’s successor.  What’s more, the Gunners …

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Cristiano Ronaldo named in Roberto Martinez’s first Portugal squad since taking over after the World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo named in Roberto Martinez

Cristiano Ronaldo has been named in Roberto Martinez’s squad for Portugal’s upcoming Euro 2024 qualifiers.    Portugal will play both Liechtenstein and Luxembourg as part of their route toward the European Championships later this month.   Ronaldo was named in Portugal’s squad for the fixtures after Martinez reportedly met with …

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