West Brom – Fee agreed for Wigan starlet

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West Brom and Wigan Athletic have finally come to an agreement over winger, Callum McManaman according to BBC Sport. The reports today have suggested that Wigan have accepted an offer for the tricky winger from West Brom, which is said to be around £4.75m. The Latics had rejected two previous offers, the latter being around the £4m mark, but it …

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West Brom – Albion bid for Wigan starlet rejected

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West Brom have seen a £4m bid for Wigan Atheltic starlet, Callum McManaman rejected according to BBC Sport. The 23-year-old English winger is the Latics top goalscorer this season with 5 goals and has impressed for Wigan since bursting onto the scene in the Premier League. Now in the Championship, a host of Premier League clubs are said to be …

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Leicester agree fee for Scotland International

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Leicester City have agreed a £1m deal to sign Wigan and Scotland international, Shaun Maloney. The Championship attacking midfielder has been on the books of Leicester for a while now and it seems that Nigel Pearson is ready to finalise the deal. The 31-year-old will undergo a medical before completing his move to the King Power Stadium. Maloney was on …

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Everton – Goalkeeper issues as Howard ruled out for weeks

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Everton fans have had a tough time of things in recent weeks, despite hopes of a successful season under Roberto Martinez. Things were made worse for Everton when top goalkeeper Tim Howard was ruled out for 6 weeks. The Daily Mail report they now seek Wigan stopper Ali Al-Habsi as cover. Tim Howard is a key figure in the Everton …

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Stoke City star out for eight weeks

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Stoke City winger, Victor Moses is set to be sidelined for up to eight weeks with a thigh injury according to BBC Sport. “It’s bad news on Victor Moses, a problem with his thigh,” Stoke assistant manager Mark Bowen told BBC Radio Stoke. “He will be out with anything up to six to eight weeks. It’s a big hit. He had …

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James McArthur joins Crystal Palace from Wigan

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26-year-old Scottish international James McArthur has tonight completed a deadline day move from Championship club Wigan to Premier League side Crystal Palace. The club confirmed the transfer on Twitter which was initially thought to break the club’s record signing fee. However, this appears not to be the case and the cost is around £5m, close to the current record fee. …

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Aston Villa bid for United’s Tom Cleverley

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Aston Villa have launched an £8m bid for England and Manchester United midfielder, Tom Cleverley according to the Telegraph. Villa boss Paul Lambert is looking to bolster his midfield options this season to help compete a stay above the torrid relegation zone. Someone of Cleverley’s credentials at Villa could just prove to be a risk worth taking. A player who …

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Review of the Premiership part 4: Everyone else, West Brom to QPR

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Simon Poulter of What Would David Bowie Do? rounds up the season West Bromwich Albion (49 pts, GD -4) 8th OK, to be third at the end of October was the sort of start Baggies fans could have only dreamed of. And we have been there before with unfancied sides enjoying the nosebleed reaches of the table within the season’s …

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Who should Wigan play upfront against Arsenal?

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Wigan’s perennial ‘great escape’ means they are accustomed to their current proximity to the relegation zone, but Roberto Martinez’s side are on a particularly poor run. Only one win in seven, at home to bottom club Reading, leaves them just outside the relegation zone. And with Aston Villa and QPR showing signs of improvement, Wigan need to start picking up …

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