The latest rumour in transfer “silly season” is Birmingham City striker Lucas Jutkiewicz could be on the move to Championship rivals Wigan Athletic. Somewhat of a sideways move if you ask many football fans after, Birmingham received a 9 point deduction last year in which they finished the season one point and one place above Wigan.
Both clubs last year finished lower midtable, but what a difference Jutkiewicz could make to Wigan Athletic. The target man striker finished last year on 14 goals and 10 assists in the Championship, while Wigans top scorer Joe Garner finished on 8 goals.
Nevertheless, the Latics look set to lose their top assister Nick Powell this summer, everything that Jutkiewicz brings to the team could propel them up the tab