The Englishman is set to be replaced by Stale Solbakken in the summer and faces a Latics side who ensured their safety with a win over Blackburn last week
Boyce. Alcaraz, Caldwell
Figueroa, McArthur, McCarthy, Gomez
Crusat, Di Santo, Moses
Zubar, Elokobi, Ward, Stearman
Jarvis, Henry, Kightly, Edwards
Wigan boss Roberto Martinez has a fully-fit squad to pick from and, with Premier League survival already achieved, he may opt to hand an opportunity to the club’s fringe players.
Spaniards Jordi Gomez and Albert Crusat could be two who get a start, possibly in place of Jean Beausejour and Shaun Maloney. Martinez recently revealed the club’s out-of-contract players including Mohamed Diame and Hugo Rodallega are unlikely to sign new contracts but both could be handed a role off the substitutes bench.
As for Wolves, Terry Connor is unlikely to make many changes from the side which drew 0-0 at home to Everton. Christophe Berra went off injured in the stalemate to be replaced by George Elokobi and he could keep his place in the starting line-up.
Steven Hunt is likely to miss out with a groin injury and may be replaced by Matt Jarvis. Connor recently confirmed sidelined duo Wayne Hennessey (knee) and Jamie O'Hara (groin) are on schedule to be fit in time for the start of next season.
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Wigan sit joint-third in the Premier League form table after taking 12 points from their last six matches. Only Manchester City and Fulham have a better recent record.
- Victor Moses (pictured right), and Franco Di Santo are the club’s joint-top scorers with six league goals apiece.
- The reverse fixture earlier in the season finished in a 3-1 Wolves win. Jamie O’Hara, David Edwards and Stephen Ward netted for the home side with Ben Watson scoring for the visitors.
- Latics goalkeeper Ali Al-Habsi and Wolves’ Stephen Ward have started all of their respective club’s games in the league so far this season.
- Terry Connor has failed to win any of his 12 league games since replacing Mick McCarthy as Wolves boss in February.
- Wolves have only won five of their 37 league matches this season, two less than Aston Villa who have seven victories.