Wigan chairman Dave Whelan has given Liverpool permission to speak to manager Roberto Martinez, following an approach from the Carling Cup winners.

The Anfield side are seeking a manager following Wednesday's departure of Kenny Dalglish.

And Whelan told Sky Sports News: "If Liverpool are serious then I may lose him."

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