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Wigan could spring a Championship surprise if they complete these summer deals



Wigan Athletic won the League One title this season, scoring 89 goals, a league high and conceding just 29, by far the lowest in the league; an impressive feat for any side.

With Blackburn Rovers just two points behind them in the final standings, Wigan will be hoping to invest in players that they believe will be able to take them to the next level and perhaps take the Championship by surprise.

Paul Cook’s men have performed to the very highest level this season in the league, and in the cup competitions, including their famous 1-0 victory over Premier League winners Manchester City, showing they have what it takes to make in the big leagues.

The promise of high scoring Championship football will be an appealing factor to many, and we are bound to see some big names grace the turf at the DW Stadium next season.

Here are three deals that could see Wigan Athletic spring a surprise in the Championship next season.

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