Date: 17th June 2006 at 5:32pm
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Wigan’s assistant manager is back in the press again talking about Emile Heskey, this time stating that his wages could be a problem if they ever decide to stop talking and actually make a proper bid.

Chris Hutchings said: ‘We are interested in Heskey but so are Blackburn Rovers and Portsmouth as well so it depends on how much the player wants.

‘We are not going to overpay in the market but if you don’t do that, sometimes you might not get the players.’

This raises an interesting question, if Wigan offered Jason Roberts and some cash as is believed and Blues said go away – how would they know how much Heskey was asking for?