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Steve Bruce Excited by New Wigan Signing

Wigan Athletic boss Steve Bruce is looking forward to working with new Latics player Daniel De Ridder and reckons he will make an impact at the JJB.

Bruce signed De Ridder last year for Birmingham from Spanish Club Celta Vigo and reckons his versatility will be invaluable as the Latics aim to improve on last seasons 14th place finish.

Bruce said:

'Daniel is an exciting player and I'm convinced he can make an impact at Wigan.

'He has very quick feet and can pull off the unexpected, he's a player with a trick, who can go past defenders and has an eye for a pass.

'He is also versatile enough to play in a number of positions."

Steve Bruce made it clear that the flying Dutchman will not be the only incoming player this summer:

'It's clear we need to bring one or two new faces in this summer and we are currently chasing several targets. Watch this space.'

De Ridder could be the first of many as Steve Bruce looks to stamp his own personality on the Latics

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Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday July 1 2008

Time: 11:30AM

Your Comments

Well Brucie seems to think he'll be a good un
worbo
Interesting season waiting for you then.
Fan of Blues
Hopefully he can do us some good.
robin
Left wing is a position that needed filling. There's a 'keeper and a striker needed, minimum.
wotcha
Taxi for Koumas
baskerville
he is a good player from what ive heard of him. Good luck next season
Branston_Imp
Koumas needs to stay
robin
Koumas defenetly needs to stay Quality player
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