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Benitez in Wigan Athletic Switch


Ecuador striker Cristian Benitez has caught the eye of Wigan Athletic manager Steve Bruce as he searches for new fire power in a bid to keep the Latics out of the relegation zone.

With current pairing of Amr Zaki and Emile Heskey`s future at the club in doubt Bruce is looking at all possibilities and admits that 22 year old Benitez is a player that he likes, Bruce said:

'The lad is one of the players we are looking at. We would love to buy more domestic players but they are hard to find at the moment.'

Benitez is currently playing in Mexico with Santos Laguna and he is also an international team mate of Latics midfield man Antonio Valencia, the fee reportedly needed to catch Benitez is 8 million

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Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 14 2008

Time: 6:36PM

Your Comments

He looks ok but at 8 mil he needs to be a belter
worbo
when i saw this i thought rafa was gonna replace bruce and manage us!!! how wrong i was.. :P
d_manga_fanatic
ok he can score goals......but the defences he was up against were no where......I dont think he would do anything in the prem !!!
lincolnblue
 

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