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Ali Al-Habsi The First In?






Wigan Athletic could be set to make their first signing of the summer this week, but it will be a familiar face that will be putting pen to paper as Roberto Martinez looks set to seal the capture of keeper Ali Al-Habsi from Bolton Wanderers.

Latics chairman Dave Whelan has backed the decision by boss Roberto Martinez to stay at the DW Stadium by sanctioning a 4 million deal for Al-Habsi, who spent a successful season on loan at Wigan claiming the player of the season award for 2010/11.

Bolton have rejected two previous bids from the Latics for Al-Habsi, but the latest of 4 million plus add-ons looks to have clinched the deal and the Oman international could be a Wigan Athletic player by next weekend when he returns to the UK from the Gulf where he is currently visiting family.



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Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 13 2011

Time: 12:12AM

Your Comments

Lets hope its done this week
worbo
lets hope
The_Belfast_Latic
Fingers and toes crossed on this one
wigginer
Brilliant news!
legolad's mate
Aye, I thought it would be 3.5/4mill in the end.
WN1
That said plus add on's will most likely end up at the 5 million Bolton wanted in the first place.
WN1
Wish FM reporting the move unlikely. Heard it at 9am. Hope they are wrong!
mrcrowley
hes to good for you lot
bltnwndra
so??
Catterall
 

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