Sunderland or Sevilla for Rodders?

Author: No Comments Share:

Martinez  resigned to losing Rodallega

Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez is reportedly bracing himself for a bid from Sevilla for Colombia striker Hugo Rodallega. There are also a lot of Premier League clubs hoping to entice him to stay in England, not least that collector of Latics players Steve Bruce at Sunderland who sees Hugo as the ideal replacement for Darren Bent.

It is unclear what any transfer fee would be involved in any proposed deal but with an impressive 38 caps and eight goals scored during his international career, and bearing in mind he is Wigan Athletic’s all time leading scorer, it is unlikely he will be leaving the DW Stadium on the cheap.

It was Steve Bruce who originally signed Hugo from Necaxa in a four and a half million pounds deal in January 2009, but having proved himself at Premier League level Latics should realistically be looking to at least double their initial outlay on Rodallega.

Everton and Birmingham City are also believed to be monitoring the surrent situation.

The accompanying photograph of Hugo is used with permission of Bernard Platt and Wigan Athletic FC.

We promise you that it’s easier to subscribe to the podcast so you don’t have to rely on us to remind you when a new episode comes out.

Apple sorts can find it on iTunes here –

If you prefer a different podcast app then just search for “The Pie at Night Podcast”.

You can also find us on Stitcher, here –

If you’re that way out, you can find and subscribe to our RSS feed here –

And if you just want to take pot luck then you can find all our episodes on our Soundcloud page

Previous Article

The Non League memories of Mick Worswick (part one)

Next Article

Hugo to seek Spanish sunshine ?

You may also like

Leave a Reply