RM: Diame will be Senegal star

The Latics midfielder played 90 minutes on his debut in an Africa

Cup of Nations victory over Cameroon during the international

break. And Martinez told wigantoday: “Momo’s already become an

instant hero in his homeland. It’s a great reward. I think he can

cope with the international demands now. “Up until now he’s been

magnificent in getting used to the pace and speed of the Premier

League, and now he is ready to make the step up to that

international stage. “You can see that Senegal are putting a very

strong team together right now, and it seems that Momo is going to

be an important part of that. “He really enjoys being part of the

Senegal set-up and we’re excited for him as he begins this

journey.”