Wigan boss Caldwell wary of Peterborough bouncing back

Wigan Athletic manager Gary Caldwell's told Wish he has reason to be wary of today's opponents, Peterborough.

The Posh have endured a difficult run of late, but Caldwell believes, given the quality in their squad, they will bounce back:

"The cup run they had was excellent, and that can sometimes have an effect on a season. But they'll be a dangerous opponent. I think any team that's lost a few games in a row is dangerous, because they're determined to put it right, but Peterborough are dangerous anyway because of the way they play.

"We've all been there as footballers, or managers, where you're on a losing run, and the motivation is really high to put it right. They'll be coming really motivated to win, really eager to get amongst us, put us under pressure, and make it difficult for us. We have to be ready for that.

The Latics will also be reunited with a familiar face this afternoon in the form of young striker Shaquile Coulthirst. The Tottenham academy graduate spent a brief spell on loan at the DW at the start of the season, before opting to sign permanently with Peterborough. Even though he didn't extend his time at Wigan, Caldwell says he wishes him the best:

"I see him as a very good young player, but as I said to him, it's his decision. He chooses where he wants to play his football, he chose Peterborough, and good luck to him, we can't dwell on it too much. We get on with it and we move forward. This club's always done that, and we'll continue to do that.

We've got full coverage of the game from two on 102.4 Wish FM, online and on our app.

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