How Wigan's interest could strengthen Pompey boss's hand
By Site reporter
Sunday 27 Mar 2011 12:35:00
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Pompey are likely to be untroubled by reports which have emerged linking Steve Cotterill with becoming the new manager of Wigan in the summer.

The Sunday Mirror says Roberto Martinez's position will be reviewed at the end of the season - whether or not they stay in the Premier League - and claims Cotterill is seen as an ideal replacement because of what he has achieved at a number of clubs on limited resources.


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At this stage, Pompey won't be too troubled by paper talk of this nature. Cotterill has indicated he has settled well into life as Pompey's boss and he has handed his two right-hand men, Ian Woan and Guy Whittingham, new long-term deals.

Cotterill will, it seems likely, want to continue next season to build on what he has achieved in his first year in the Fratton hotseat.

But equally, he has at times been frustrated by a lack of support from above and may want assurances over the resources that will be at his diosposal next season - as far as those assurances can be given.

The fact other clubs - including Wigan - may be sniffing around will strengthen his hand when he sits down with Pompey's powers-that-be at the end of the campaign to talk about the club's future and perhaps his own.

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