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Wigan boss Martinez urges his players to show spirit of Nadal and Federer against Arsenal

30 Nov 2010 00:13:39

Wigan boss Martinez urges his players to show spirit of Nadal and Federer against Arsenal

Roberto Martinez hopes his players can be inspired by Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer and cause a major cup upset against Arsenal in the Carling Cup on Tuesday night. Martinez, desperate to lift morale in his squad following their 3-1 defeat by fellow strugglers West Ham, took his squad to see Federer beat Nadal in the ATP World Finals on Sunday. Admiration: Wigan manager Roberto Martinez hopes his players can be inspired by Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer's performance in the ATP World Tour final in London on Sunday Martinez said: 'It was inspiring to watch two of the most talented players in sport. It can inspire you to be a better, stronger individual.' Defender Antolin Alcaraz returns from a one-match suspension, but Hugo Rodallega is still banned and on-loan Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley is not eligible to play.  Wenger tells Arsenal fans to 'keep faith' as he prepares his young Guns for Wigan's Carling Cup visitChamakh says Premier League is leaving him battered and bruisedWIGAN ATHLETIC FC


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