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Valencia at Wigan for keeps

Valencia at Wigan for keeps

Wigan Athletic Ecuador international Antonio Valencia penned a 3½ year permanent transfer to the Latics from Spanish club Villareal

Valencia has been on loan at Wigan since the start of the 2006-07 season and a fee believed to be around the £3.5 million mark was set in place for a permanent deal with that option now taken up

Valencia said about the deal that he always wanted to play in England and the Latics gave him his chance so he was only too willing to repay the club by signing a permanent deal

Steve Bruce said that he knew all about Valencia before he came to the Latics but having worked with him day to day he said it was imperative that he got him signed because he is fantastic.

Good deal for the Latics?

Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Friday January 18 2008
Time: 11:22AM

Comments

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Very good deal for the Latics...nice one Tony
worbo
18/01/2008 11:24:00
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Yeah a good bit of business by Stevie Bruce I'd agree Worbo
Chix
18/01/2008 11:43:00
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From sunny Spain to wet Wigan. He must be mad.
storagematt
18/01/2008 16:03:00
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best signing we could have ever hoped to make in this transfer window, especially with a LB coming in aswell!
Jimmy.B.WAFC
18/01/2008 20:15:00
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bloody great news
Sprayzen
18/01/2008 21:31:00
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