A change of career for Latics star?

James McArthur
James McArthur

LATICS player James McArthur has suddenly found himself quite popular following a case of mistaken identity.

The 25-year-old suddenly found he had a surge in tweets congratulating him in winning the X Factor last weekend.

Fans were of course confusing him with James Arthur,

Meanwhile, the footballer has auctioned off some signed sports memorabilia on eBay.

All monies will be going to The Tree of Hope, which offers help to families of sick children in the UK.