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Rumor Central: Daily Mail says Espinoza to Wigan

17 October 1:57 pm

Rumor Central: Daily Mail says Espinoza to Wigan

By Matthew Doyle

A Roger Espinoza move to the English Premier League has seemed like a fait accompli ever since Honduras' impressive run in the London Olympics — one that ended with the Sporting KC midfielder receiving a standing ovation from the fans at St. James' Park after earning a controversial second yellow against Brazil in the quarterfinals.

Among those singing his praises the loudest was Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez. And now it looks like the outspoken Spaniard will get his man, as according to The Daily Mail, Espinoza is heading to Wigan once the winter transfer window opens.

Espinoza, who's spent his entire professional career with Sporting, is currently nursing a sprained ankle and is expected to miss this weekend's showdown with New York.