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The Growing List of Roberto Martinez's Suitors

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Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez shakes hands with the supporters following the Barclays Premier League match between Wigan Athletic and Wolverhampton Wanderers at DW Stadium.
Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez shakes hands with the supporters following the Barclays Premier League match between Wigan Athletic and Wolverhampton Wanderers at DW Stadium.

The season only finished two day's ago, and already there is a growing list of clubs that are following after our hot young manager. Roberto Martinezhas yet again done nothing more than a miracle with the resources and the players, to turn them around from a team that looked like having no hope of survival, to ending the season as the Premier League's in form team (more about that and what happened, next week when I sit down to right our season up).

So with that said a host of clubs have been and are being linked with Martinez and just as a public service, I thought it would be nice to list all of the clubs that have been linked with the manager and what the situation with those clubs are, and if it is likely for him to go there. So watch this article as it will keep being updated!

Aston Villa

Where do I begin with the Villans. I like them as a club, and I was more than surprised with their manager choice after Martinez turned them down last year. Yet again they are without a manager as Alex McLeish has been let go after a disappointing season.

So yet again Martinez is the leading candidate and many Villan fans are looking at him as the man to lead them out of the darkness. He would be a great manager for them, being able to work with the good group of players they have and the slightly larger rescources. However if he turned them down a year ago, why would he go there now?

Martinez was quizzed by the BBC on being linked with Villa, click here to see what he said.

Liverpool

King Kenny may not be king for much longer. The KOP legend looks like he is on his way out as his poor league form is about to catch up with him. It hasn't been a bad season for a Liverpool team in a real transition phaze. In eyes a perfect time to bring in a young and bold manager.

That would be where Martinez would come in. Bringing in his own kind of players, cheaper I imagine then the £35 million they forked out for Andy Carrol. While the attacking style we have adopted under Martinez is the way that the Liverpool fans expect their team to play, with passion and vigor.

A bigger club definatly full of history and the poptential for Roberto to drive them on. But are their bigger fish looking for him?

Barcelona

Stupid as it sounds, out manger has been, speculatively will admit linked to the Spanish giants. I have to say this would most likely be his dream job, who would turn down the chance to lead one of the most fashionable clubs in the world.

Martinez would be a very good fit as well. He plays the same style of football as Barcelona like to play. While he knows how to breathe new life into players and bring players through the youth system, which is a major part of the Barcelona philosophy.

It may not be this season that he goes to Spain, but in a few years time this move could be on for our manager.