Whelan to meet with Martinez

Wigan chairman wants answers, but insists manager's job is safe

Roberto Martinez and Dave Whelan: Wigan pair to meet on Monday after dismal Swansea defeat

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Wigan chairman Dave Whelan will demand answers from Roberto Martinez at a meeting on Monday morning after the Latics slumped to a dismal 2-0 home defeat to 10-man Swansea.

The Latics remain rooted to the foot of the table after goals from Gylfi Sigurdsson proved the difference at the DW Stadium.

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Wigan began the match with Victor Moses, Hugo Rodallega and Mohamed Diame on the bench and have now gone 12 home games without a win.

Whelan was unimpressed with the display - branding it the worst he has seen for several seasons - but insists Martinez's job is not at risk.

"I will have a meeting with him on Monday morning and ask him some questions about the performance and his selection."

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He said: "That was our worst performance in four or five years.

"I will have a meeting with him on Monday morning and ask him some questions about the performance and his selection.

"We had three quality players on the bench and I want to know why."

Whelan added: "Roberto Martinez's future is secure. He has done a great job for the club.

"But we will have a meeting on Monday when he will put his cards on the table and I will do the same."