London: Wigan Athletic's Roberto Martinez has been "made an offer" by Liverpool's American owners who are searching for a new manager after sacking Kenny Dalglish, Wigan chairman Dave Whelan said on Friday.
Martinez flew to Miami after holidaying in Barbados to meet Liverpool's principle owner John Henry and, according to Whelan, is set for a second meeting on Tuesday. "He had a very constructive meeting. They made an offer and he has agreed to consider it," Whelan said on Sky Sports.
The Wigan manager has won plaudits for keeping the modest north-west side in the Premier League for the last three seasons and for playing an open, expansive brand of passing football.
The Spaniard is odds-on favourite to succeed Dalglish in the Anfield hot seat after the Scot was sacked following a lacklustre Premier League campaign where they finished eighth. A League Cup triumph and FA Cup final appearance did not spare him....more
08:58 PM, May 25, 2012