Last Updated: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 09:37
Wigan have been boosted by the news Jordi Gomez has committed his future to the club after penning a two-year contract extension.
The 26-year-old was due to fall out of contract this summer and would have been able to leave on a free transfer had Wigan not been able to agree a new deal with the player.
The playmaker is Wigan's leading goalscorer this season with four strikes to his name and Latics boss Roberto Martinez is delighted to have tied him to the club until the summer of 2014.
There were also other offers on the table and Martinez says it is testament to the player that he has snubbed them in favour of staying with Wigan.
"We are delighted that Jordi is committing himself to our football club," Martinez told the club's website.
"He is our top goalscorer this season and his vision has provided us with a real playmaking role in the side. With potential offers waiting for him in the summer, it is a fantastic gesture towards the football club that he has chosen to commit to Wigan Athletic at this crucial moment of the season."
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