Wigan boss Roberto Martinez has indicated he expects James McCarthy to stay at the club for the rest of the season and is confident the Latics will have a "positive" January transfer window.

Reports have linked McCarthy with the likes of Liverpool and Arsenal and Martinez claimed after the midfielder's two-goal performance in last weekend's 2-2 Barclays Premier League draw with QPR that the 22-year-old had "the potential to play anywhere in the world''.

But when asked if there had been any firm interest in McCarthy, Martinez said: "No."

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