Jewell´s side went into the final day of the season in the bottom three but survived following their 2-1 victory over Sheffield United - who were relegated.
Jewell celebrated with his players on the pitch at the JJB Stadium after David Unsworth´s penalty sealed the Latics´ place in the top flight, but he is now certain to be linked with a move to Manchester City, where current manager Stuart Pearce is under increasing pressure.
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