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Martinez will be disappointed with Wigan's defeat at Chelsea.
If there was any question over whether Roberto Martinez could be Chelsea manager next season, Saturday's 4-1 loss at Stamford Bridge quashed them.
Ahead of the game, it had been rumored the Spaniard was on Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich's wish list to be his next appointment. The Sun newspaper went so far as to suggest he could replace Rafa Benitez if the Blues didn't beat his Wigan team.
How much of that particular story is to be believed is up for debate, but Benitez need not have worried as Wigan didn't impress against Chelsea.
Indeed, their Spanish manager is often linked with big moves away from the DW Stadium, but one must wonder why. Under his direction, the club has consistently fought to stave off relegation. Sure, the Latics have achieved that much, but year-on-year, they show very little development and the manager must be questioned.
Steve Bruce is a manager often put up for ridicule, but Martinez replaced him at the helm when the current Hull City boss moved to Sunderland in 2009. Wigan had just finished 11th, one place behind Manchester City no less.
Under Martinez, their best finish has been last season's 15th place. The previous two years resulted in them finishing 16th on each occasion.
Martinez to Chelsea? Don't bet on it.