Kone: Rest will help Wigan
Wigan striker Arouna Kone reckons the squad will benefit from a
full week of preparation when they face Tottenham on Saturday.
The Latics go into the match in the relegation zone, three
points behind Aston Villa with a game in hand.
And with just five Premier League matches remaining, the Ivory
Coast international is confident Wigan can put a run together and
retain their top-flight status.
“It’s a big week,” Kone told the club’s official website.
“(We have) to mix rest with hard work and be physically ready
for the game at our own pace rather than having to play three games
within a week like we’ve had to recently.
“It is crucial that we have a full week to prepare for the
“It’s a key match so being able to prepare properly will really
help us and we need to be focused because Tottenham are a tough