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‘All the best to him. Started very well at Leeds Utd, lost momentum somewhere but has fantastic potential’ Wigan Athletic fans happy with new defender

Wigan Athletic have confirmed the signing of Leeds United defender Tom Pearce, for a fee in the region of £300,000.

The 21-year-old was expected to sign for Barnsley yesterday, however, The Latics made an 11th-hour bid for him. Pearce hails from Ormskirk, so a move home, Galloways Pies and the proposition of working under Paul Cook tempted him to the DW Stadium.

Pearce has represented England at under 21 levels and spent last season on loan at Scunthorpe United.

Let’s take a look at what The Latics fans think of their deadline day signing…

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