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Wigan Athletic closing in on former Everton midfielder

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Wigan Athletic are closing in on the signing of ex-Everton youngster John Lundstram who is now a free agent after being released by the Premier League side at the end of the season.

Lunstram looks set to sign for Wigan

Lundstram looks set to sign for Wigan

HITC Sport reports that Wigan look set to beat several Championship clubs to the signing of the 21-year-old midfielder.

Lundstram never featured in the Everton first-team, but did spend time out on loan at clubs such as Leyton Orient, Doncaster Rovers and Blackpool gaining valuable experience.

Despite being relegated to the third tier last season, HITC Sport reports that they have managed to persuade the England youth international to move to the DW stadium.

Wigan are looking to strengthen their squad as they look to rebuild and bounce back after relegation to League One last season. Lundstram would provide some added competition to the midfield and provide rookie manager Gary Caldwell with another option.

Wigan fans- Are you excited about the prospect of signing John Lundstram? Is he a player who can make the difference in your promotion charge next season? Let us know in the comments below.

My name is Luke Chapman I am a big Chelsea FC fan and I have lived and breathed football since I was old enough to comprehend it all. I have previous experience writing for local papers in the sport section with match reports and stories on local clubs and I also did Journalism at College.

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