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Roberto Martínez To Be Confirmed As Everton Manager

05/06/2013 13:17 BST | Updated 05/06/2013 13:18 BST

Everton will confirm the appointment of Roberto Martínez as manager later today.

The club have called a press conference at 4pm when it is expected they will unveil David Moyes' successor at Goodison Park.

Wigan chairman Dave Whelan confirmed earlier this week the Latics had agreed a compensation package with Everton for the Spaniard.

Martínez, 39, was Wigan coach for four years and led them to last month's fairytale FA Cup triumph over Manchester City.

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Martínez experienced joy and despair with Wigan in May

However Wigan were relegated three days later when they lost 4-1 at Arsenal, bringing an end to eight years in the Barclays Premier League.

Swansea City became champions of League One under Martínez in 2008 before he departed for Wigan the following year.

Although Wigan became renowned escapologists under Martínez they finally succumbed to relegation having won just nine games in the Premier League.