Wigan Athletic - New Loan Signing
UK time is: 00:43:01
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

New Loan Signing

Wigan Athletic have signed Villarreal winger Luis Antonio Valencia on loan for a year, with an option of a permanent move at the end of the season.

The 21-year-old Ecuadorian cost Villarreal 1.2 million last year from CD El Nacional.

Jewell said : 'Antonio is something new for Wigan. He has skill in abundance and combines it with electric pace and a high work-rate. He has played in Europe for a season, and I'm convinced he has the attributes to make a success of the Premiership.'

Valencia has 19 caps for his Eucador and played in the 1-0 defeat to England at the World Cup.

Valencia joined Villarreal last year but had a spell on loan with Recreativo Huelva.

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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 3 2006

Time: 6:55PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
you've made a good signing there, pretty good deal to not to expensive. best of luck next season
green giant 12
Report Abuse
04/08/2006 14:03:00

green giant did you read the article, its a loan deal dip stick! Something of an un proved quantity, if he adapts quickly to premiership life he could play a large part in wigans season
Trig the yid
Report Abuse
05/08/2006 12:20:00

It would be good to see how much this player cost them on loan? He might have to adapt to playing in the english league because its a different pace anywhere else in the world.
Report Abuse
06/08/2006 17:04:00

Good signing in my book!
Report Abuse
15/08/2006 01:47:00

Left or right winger is my question.
Report Abuse
16/08/2006 07:55:00

Not a bad signing, your still gonna struggle
Report Abuse
02/09/2006 04:15:00


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. BrickLatic 73
2. Thorpyness 45
3. worbo 32
4. Whittleblue 29
5. nottinghamlatic 23
6. Moonay 18
7. Oscarbon 18
8. Sortitout 18
9. Martinez1986 16
10. craig214 14

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Rochdale 11 5 2 4 3 17
7. Sheff Utd 11 5 2 4 2 17
8. Port Vale 11 4 4 3 2 16
9. Wigan 11 4 4 3 1 16
10. Colchester 11 4 4 3 -1 16
11. Southend 11 4 3 4 0 15
12. Peterborough 11 4 2 5 2 14

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Early Team News - Bury v Latics
Wigan : 09/10/2015 23:35:01
What The Boss Says - Bury v Latics - Big Game Build Up
Wigan : 09/10/2015 23:06:00
Latics Settle Power Bill
Wigan : 09/10/2015 21:51:00
Davis returns to former club
Crewe : 09/10/2015 21:39:00
Jordy Hiwula Voted Vital Latics Man Of The Match v Crewe
Wigan : 09/10/2015 20:43:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Big Game Winners On Saturday?
Suggested By:  Danny Boyle
Latics 50%
Bury 50%
Draw 0%