Former Premier League regulars and FA Cup winners Wigan Athletic have had a rough ride in recent years and were relegated from the Championship last season. However, Paul Cook has brought the feel good factor back to Wigan this season as they find themselves top of the table two points clear of Shrewsbury. With fixture congestion and the fact that they could be planning for life in the Championship we have highlighted three players that Paul Cook should look to sign.
- Jorge Grant
Jorge Grant has been absolutely on fire for Kevin Nolan’s Notts County this season with a blistering 16 goals from 32 appearances sending the Magpies top of League two. The left winger is only 23 years of age and is on loan at Notts County from City rivals Nottingham Forest. His form will have certainly got his parent club to reconsider his position at Nottingham Forest and there are rumours that Norwich are keen too. Should Wigan be able to convince Grant to cut his loan short and join the Latics then they will certainly have a great winger with brilliant potential.
- Sebastien Bassong
31-year-old Sebastien Bassong is a former Premier League defender with Tottenham Hotspur and Norwich City but he was released by the latter last season and hasn’t played since. Bassong would be a perfect signing for Wigan considering his Premier League pedigree and experience leading a back line. Even if Paul Cook used the Ivory Coast International as a squad role his experience would surely benefit the Latics’ promotion push.
- Tosin Adarabioyo
Tosin Adarabioyo has had many people talking about his potential during his time at Manchester City coming up through their academy. The 20 year-old English centre-back has seen his playing time limited under Pep Guardiola and a move to Wigan may well be what he needs to work his way up the league ladder. Paul Cook may well want to let Adarabioyo progress in this Wigan team and with his potential he could be their Premier League star in years to come.
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