Bob says thanks, but will he stay?

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ROBERTO Martinez paid tribute to the thousands of Wigan Athletic supporters who turned out for the FA Cup parade as question marks still hang over his future.

The town was awash with blue and white as the side showed off the famous trophy to the club’s adoring fans.

Roberto Martinez

Roberto Martinez

As Martinez took the mic to speak to the crowd, there were chants of “Roberto Martinez, we want you to stay!”

He told them: “I want to tell you two things.

“One, we are the FA Cup winners, two that we have a special group of players and backroom staff that make Wigan Athletic proud.

“Without your support this would never have happened and we want to thank you from our hearts.”

Council deputy leader David Molyneux said: “It’s amazing. I can’t believe how many people have turned out. We are so proud of the Latics.”

But the popular Spaniard revealed nothing of his future with Everton reportedly hovering in the wings should Martinez decide to leave.