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Ali Al-Habsi The First In?

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:Barry Worthington
Date:Monday June 13 2011
Time: 12:12AM

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Lets hope its done this week
worbo
13/06/2011 00:15:00
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lets hope
The_Belfast_Latic
13/06/2011 01:58:00
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Fingers and toes crossed on this one
wigginer
13/06/2011 07:28:00
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Brilliant news!
legolad's mate
13/06/2011 08:34:00
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Aye, I thought it would be 3.5/4mill in the end.
WN1
13/06/2011 08:48:00
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That said plus add on's will most likely end up at the 5 million Bolton wanted in the first place.
WN1
13/06/2011 09:19:00
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Wish FM reporting the move unlikely. Heard it at 9am. Hope they are wrong!
mrcrowley
13/06/2011 09:23:00
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hes to good for you lot
bltnwndra
13/06/2011 17:57:00
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so??
Catterall
13/06/2011 19:07:00
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