Wigan Athletic Announce Ronnie Stam Signing
Wigan Athletic have announced the signing of defender Ronnie Stam from Dutch Champions FC Twente for an undisclosed fee rumoured to be around the £2 million mark
The 26 year old joins on a three year contract and comes with a big reputation for attacking play, although primarily a right back Stam can play left back and midfield
Latics boss Roberto Martinez is delighted to have captured Stam he told the Latics official website: 'We're extremely excited at Wigan Athletic to welcome Ronnie into our club'
'At 26-years-of-age he is at the peak of his career, and after playing a massive role in FC Twente's championship winning season last campaign, it is fantastic to bring a player of such calibre to our club.
'I'm sure the fans will welcome Ronnie and help him to enjoy his football here, whilst also becoming an important member of the Dutch national side.'
Meanwhile Stam is equally excited about joining the Latics and he cant wait to get started he said: 'It's really exciting for me to be joining the English Premier League, I can't wait to get started now!'
Stam in action
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