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Roberto Martinez?

With the tabloid press almost insistent that if Rafa Benitez loses today then he`s going to get the chop, one popular newspaper has intimated that a surprise candidate may be the next to take the hot-seat.

It`s inferring that the popular young Spaniard, currently managing Wigan, Roberto Martinez is seen as a decent choice after doing wonders at a club where the budget is very tight.

We believe that Martinez was sounded out by Liverpool in the summer but decided to stay at the DW Stadium,

Would he be lured by a move to SW6?

What would your feelings be about Martinez taking over the hot-seat?

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Merlin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday February 9 2013

Time: 11:12AM

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Please,no. Next candidate!
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09/02/2013 12:07:00

With Roman you never know but to replace Benitez with Martinez in my mind would be absolute lunacy.
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09/02/2013 13:24:00

Ha ha You've no chance he's far too inteligent
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09/02/2013 14:04:00

Hell No. I would rather have AVButthead.
Keyser Soze
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09/02/2013 14:24:00

Bring back RDM he will save our season by winning the double EPL and FA.
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09/02/2013 14:47:00

i have not commented on vital chelsea for nearly a year, but if its going to be any manager steve clarke, look at this article
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09/02/2013 14:53:00

Its getin ridiculous!! A man that cant even improve wigan,season after season they keep battlin relegation..i say no to this one
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09/02/2013 14:55:00

I don't think martinez would leave his secured post at wigan to come and commit harakiri to his managerial career. I'll rather us recall RDM or rijkaard
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09/02/2013 14:57:00

hes the most overated manager in the PL hes been at wigan for 3 years and they are the exact same they havent improved 1 bit
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09/02/2013 16:05:00

Spanish Bob. Interesting choice of candidate. Heaven knows why he is so highly rated. I'd rather we bring back Clarkey than him but it'll be interesting to see him in action at SW6.
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09/02/2013 17:34:00

Only candidates from England are Moyes & Laudrup but I think Roman will go for a manager who has European experience like Klopp, Simeone, Bielsa, Conte, Luciano Spalletti or Pellegrini.
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09/02/2013 20:24:00

Pellegrini would My choice. Beside it would be an act Of lunacyto sack RDM and replace him with ,artinez
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09/02/2013 20:55:00

Every Chelsea Fan know dat he can never be considered 4 d job. The press re just trying to keep poping up any name dey can think about. Moyes, Grant, Simeone, Klop pelegrini nw Matinez. Lazy pressmen
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09/02/2013 22:12:00

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09/02/2013 23:58:00

clarke moyes martinez and rdm are one class no european experience.chelsea do not breed try n error managers they enhance what they stop this crap me i think pelegrinie bielsa spalleti are the obvious choice.rdm was never a good manager,he took a team who were already in advanced stage of ucl.when he started on this season we know what happened.sold n loaned players to make space 4 egos around him happy.thats the price.
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10/02/2013 08:28:00

No way Roman will turn to Martinez...I think it will be one among Moyes, Klopp, Pelligrini, Luciano Spalletti or L Blanc....
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11/02/2013 05:20:00

G Hiddink may return to the club in some non-managerial role
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11/02/2013 05:21:00


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