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Amr Zaki passes medical at Wigan Athletic

Egyptian web site Yallakora.com are reporting that Amr Zaki has passed his medical at Wigan Athletic today and will fly back to Egypt on Saturday

The Egypt international flew into Manchester airport this morning and was met by Latics club officials and waiting Sky Sports News reporters

Before Zaki was whisked to the JJB for his medical he told Sky Sports News that he wanted to prove himself in England and was looking forward to signing for the Latics.

He told reporters:

'I'm very happy to be here and hope to sign for Wigan. It was difficult for me to come here as my club still wanted me.

'I watch all the Premier League and Championship games and think a loan would be good so I can prove myself.

'There is a big difference between English and Egyptian football. The competition and the players are tougher here.'

It is being reported that Zaki will be off back to Egypt at the weekend and there will be a press conference in Cairo on Monday when Zaki will sign his loan deal with representatives of both Zamalek and Latics present.

When Zaki will join up with the rest of the Latics squad in Austria is yet to be disclosed

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Writer: Barry Worthington Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday July 17 2008

Time: 10:31PM

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Longest transfer in the history of football and still no official word and its only a loan deal, whats going to happen next year when we want to make it permanent
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17/07/2008 22:35:00

Thought the press conference was on Saturday, don't say that's been delayed as well. What a fiasco.
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17/07/2008 23:54:00

I will wait until he puts a Latics shirt on before I get hyped up about his move
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18/07/2008 04:15:00

At the moment its looking good.... not been delayed until Monday has it? As long as he gets the Latics shirt on I will be happy.
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18/07/2008 07:48:00


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