Whelan will give Martinez, 37, an extension to the three-year deal worth ?1.5million he signed after moving from Swansea two years ago.
Best of friends: Whelan (right) has offered Martinez a new deal
Premier League new boys Norwich have confirmed manager Paul Lambert, 41, has signed a 'new and improved contract.
There will be no fire sale. our stars will cost at least ?15m, vow BirminghamMcLeish to stay as Birmingham boss despite dropping out of Premier LeagueWigan Athletic FC news, features and opinion Explore more:People: Dave Whelan, Paul Lambert, Roberto Martinez Places: Norwich