UK time is: 14:07:56
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Wigan Athletic - Piscu Finally Set To Sign?


Wigan Athletic have finally been given the all clear by FIFA to sign former Deportivo La Coruna centre half, Adrian Lopez 'Piscu` and it is believed that the 23 year old will become a Latics player on 1st January once the new window opens, according to the highly respected Spanish news outlet MARCA.

The saga of Piscu`s signing has been going on since June when he allowed his contract at the La Liga club to expire at the end of the season, though negotiations had been undertaken on a new deal no agreement had been reached, with the player believed to be seeking a bigger salary than what was on offer.

So Piscu exercised what he believed to be his right as a free agent, search for another club, whilst Deportivo exercised what they believed was their right, a one year extension on the players contract and held on to his registration as per La Liga rules.

Piscu spent time during August with the Latics as a trialist trying to earn himself a deal in the Premier League, back in Spain, Deportivo La Coruna say the player is their man and if the Latics want him it will cost 1.2 million Euros in compensation.

The transfer deadline came and went and though it was rumoured that Latics boss Roberto Martinez was ready to pay a fee for Piscu, nothing materialised and Deportivo actually registered him as their player with the Spanish FA even though he has never shown up at the club since last season.

Rumour has it that he has been training with the Latics since August awaiting a FIFA ruling to see if he is bound to Deportivo or free to join the Latics, well Deportivo La Coruna now report that FIFA have ruled in favour of the player, but vowed to continue fighting their cause.

Club president Augusto CÚsar Lendoiro said in a statement: 'We will continue on with this fight in the courts, the Spanish Federation and FIFA until the very end for the right for compensation or the return of the player'

So it looks like the Latics have finally got their man and Adrian Lopez 'Piscu` will officially become a Wigan Athletic player on 1st January 2011, or will there be another twist to this tale?









Join The Vital Debate



Bookmark and Share












Latics and Proud

Fancy writing an article about the Latics? Why not get in touch, we are always looking for new contributors, after all we are all Latics fans here and want to get the Latics message to the world, so if you have a favourite match or Latics memory get it jotted down, or whatever you want to say put it into an email and send it to us here at Vital Wigan

To get your article published just click here and we will put it onto the site






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday December 28 2010

Time: 9:42AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Wow, this has been a long, complicated, drawn out affair, hope he proves to be worth it
worbo
Report Abuse
28/12/2010 09:47:00

anyone watch la liga and know anything about him? good on a 1-10 scale?
The_Belfast_Latic
Report Abuse
28/12/2010 10:02:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Archived Wigan Athletic Articles

List All Vital Latics Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. worbo 65
2. Whittleblue 55
3. Martinez1986 48
4. scotdave 42
5. Lardtaster 38
6. Moonay 35
7. russialatic 30
8. centrelink1 26
9. loudmouthblue 26
10. BrickLatic 22

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Reading 35 11 8 16 -16 41
19. Brighton 35 9 13 13 -3 40
20. Fulham 35 11 6 18 -13 39
21. Rotherham 35 8 13 14 -18 37
22. Wigan 35 7 10 18 -15 31
23. Millwall 35 7 10 18 -26 31
24. Blackpool 35 4 10 21 -40 22

Breaking League News

The Opposition View - Bradford
╗ Reading : 06/03/2015 12:00:01
Powell Demands Rotherham Reaction
╗ Huddersfield : 06/03/2015 11:43:01
When To Stick Or Twist
╗ Blackburn : 06/03/2015 11:31:00
VIDEO: Sheffield Wednesday 1 Blackburn Rovers 2
╗ Blackburn : 06/03/2015 11:28:01
Alex Neil Talks To The Media Ahead Of Millwall
╗ Norwich : 06/03/2015 11:26:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the Match v Norwich
Suggested By:  David Sharpe
Scott Carson 2%
Emmerson Boyce 31%
Harry Maguire 5%
Jason Pearce 5%
Gaetan Bong 0%
James Perch 0%
Kim Bo-kyung 52%
Jermaine Pennant 0%
James McClean 5%
Marc-Antoine Fortune 0%
Leon Clarke 0%