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Championship outfit Wigan Athletic will reportedly make a January loan offer to sign Chelsea youngster Patrick Bamford.
Roberto Di Matteo is apparently considered as favourite to take over the managerial reigns at West Bromwich Albion.
Championship outfit Wigan Athletic have successfully completed the signing of Aston Villa's out of favour winger Marc Albrighton on loan.
Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle has expressed his intentions to sign Arsenal forward Park Chu-Young on loan.
Recently relegated Wigan boss Owen Coyle has revealed that there has been enquiries made over James McCarthy but there has not been any official bids tabled as of yet.
Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle has reaffirmed that there has been no transfer offer for Republic of Ireland International James McCarthy. The 22-year-old is been closely monitored by Everton-managed by former boss Roberto Martinez.
Coyle has said that he would not come into McCarthy's way should a top side with Champions League prospects make an offer for the midfielder.
Recently relegated Premier outfit Wigan Athletic have completed the signing of James McClean from Sunderland for an undisclosed fee, according to Sky Sports. The Republic of Ireland International joined the Black Cats under Steve Bruce during the 2011 summer transfer window but he did not get enough game time until the arrival of Martin O'Neill at the Stadium of Light.
However, the former Derry City star fell out of favour with new manager Paolo Di Canio and with the addition of an influx of players at the Wearside, Mclean has been allowed to make the switch to the Latics.
McClean who became manager Owen Coyle's tenth signing of the summer transfer window, said: "I'm delighted to be signing, it's happened very quickly but as soon as I found out the gaffer was interested I wanted to come.
"You can see this is a club moving in the right direction again and I can't wait to be a part of that.
"I know James McCarthy very well and he's said only good things about the place so I'm really looking forward to getting started and meeting everyone."
Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan has confirmed that a fee has been agreed with Sunderland over the transfer of midfielder James Mclean.
The Canaries defender Leon Barnett has completed a switch to Championship side Wigan Athletic signing on a three year deal for an undisclosed fee,as per Sky Sports.
The Latics have completed the signing of Norwich City striker Grant Holt for an undisclosed fee as per reports from Sky Sports.
The new Latics manager Owen Coyle has made his fourth signing at Wigan after confirming the capture of James Perch's signature from Newcastle for an undisclosed fee.
Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba is reportedly sitting up in hospital, and according to his club manager Owen Coyle, the player was able to watch some of his side's victory over fellow strugglers Blackburn at the weekend.
Bolton manager Owen Coyle admitted that his players will find it difficult to focus on their game during the Premier League match against Blackburn this weekend, as their thoughts will be focused on that of Fabrice Muamba, who collapsed in the FA Cup game against Tottenham last week.
Bolton last night beat the transfer deadline to complete a move for Watford striker Marvin Sordell. The Trotters paid more than 2.5 million GBP to sign the talented young striker.
Bolton Wanderers have today completed a loan move for Arsenal winger Ryo Miyaichi. The Japanese youngster will return to the Emirates at the end of the year, and follows in the footsteps of Jack Wilshere who spent a loan spell at the Reebok Stadium three years ago.
Queens Park Rangers and Bolton are both battling to complete the signing of Paraguyan international forward Juan Manuel Iturbe. Iturbe currently plays for Porto in the Portuguese Super League, but has failed to so far force his way into the first team regularly.
Bolton Wanderers' manager Owen Coyle has stepped up his interest in Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha. Since Palace slumped out of the Carling Cup to Cardiff Citty during midweek, Coyle has been plotting a transfer move for the highly rated 19-year-old.
Sunderland have offered 34-year-old veteran striker Kevin Davies a six month contract at the Stadium of Light. Davies has been told that he is free to leave Bolton this month as Owen Coyle looks to tidy up his squad in preparation for the second half of the season.
Bolton will complete a move for New York Red Bulls' defender Tim Ream on Tuesday, after his new club won an appeal for him to receive a work permit in the Premier League. Bolton's initial application for a work permit had been turned down.
Bolton manager Owen Coyle hopes to finally agree a move for New York Red Bulls defender Tim Ream this week. Bolton are hoping that Ream replaces Gary Cahill who joined Chelsea earlier in the week in a 7 million GBP transfer.