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Deadline Day Countdown: January 24

Tuesday’s transfer stories concerning clubs in the North West

Reece James

Reece is back after a year out

Reece James is looking forward to drawing a line under 12 months of hurt when he pulls on a Wigan Athletic shirt again this afternoon.

Monday's transfer stories concerning local sides

Deadline Day Countdown: January 23

Monday’s transfer stories concerning North West clubs

Wayne Rooney

Joyce: I hope Rooney celebrates all week before FA Cup tie!

Wigan Athletic boss Warren Joyce hopes Wayne Rooney spends all week celebrating becoming Manchester United’s all-time record goalscorer - to prevent him extending the record when the two sides clash in the FA Cup next weekend!

Dean Smith

Smith: Wigan ‘got in our faces and stopped us playing’

Brentford boss Dean Smith admitted his men were ‘out-battled’ by a Wigan Athletic side who ‘got in our faces and stopped us playing’.

Warren Joyce

Joyce: League table doesn’t bother me

Warren Joyce insists he won’t be getting carried away with Wigan Athletic moving out of the Championship bottom three for the first time in three months - because he’s ‘never once looked at the league table since I’ve been here’.

Sam Morsy

Wigan Athletic 2 Brentford 1

Wigan Athletic climbed out of the bottom three of the Championship for the first time in three months after a 2-1 victory over Brentford that was far more emphatic than the scoreline would suggest.

Yanic Wildschut

Latics wait on dynamic duo

Wigan Athletic’s dynamic duo Yanic Wildschut and Max Power will be given as long as possible to prove their fitness for Saturday’s crunch clash against Brentford.

Ryan Tunnicliffe

Tunnicliffe makes shock DW return

Wigan Athletic have made a sensational swoop to re-sign midfielder Ryan Tunnicliffe.

Marcus Browne

Hammers ace Browne joins Latics

West Ham midfielder Marcus Browne has joined Wigan Athletic on loan for the rest of the season.

Sanmi Odelusi

Odelusi joins Seasiders

Wigan Athletic forward Sanmi Odelusi has joined League Two Blackpool on loan for the rest of the season.

Ravel Morrison (left) battles with Wayne Rooney

Morrison deal ‘is a complicated one’ - Joyce

Warren Joyce has reported slow progress on the situation with Ravel Morrison, and his attempts to win a contract with Wigan Athletic.

Jake Buxton

Buzzing Buxton sure revival has started

Jake Buxton has challenged Wigan Athletic to sting the Bees of Brentford this weekend – to extend their winning run to three matches, and also to pile the pressure on their relegation rivals.

Teenager Callum Connolly behan his time at Latics with a bang last weekend

The 12th Man: Such a huge difference after back-to-back wins

What an incredible debut for Callum Connolly at Burton last Saturday.

Latics manager Warren Joyce admits Max Power has been his go to man

Joyce: Main man Max has the Power

Warren Joyce has hailed Max Power as his ‘go-to man’ during his short time in charge of Wigan Athletic.

Callum Connolly celebrates against Burton

Talking football: What a difference a fortnight makes!

Well what a difference a fortnight has made for Wigan Athletic.

Gary Caldwell

Caldwell: There was no open chequebook at Latics

Gary Caldwell admits he was very well resourced as Wigan boss but denies there was an open chequebook policy for recruitment.

Alex Gilbey

Alex sees an end to injury hell

Fit-again Alex Gilbey admits he’s champing at the bit to persuade Warren Joyce he deserves a place in Wigan

Athletic’s survival bid.

Warren Joyce

Butt: United need to wait to replace Joyce

Nicky Butt believes it is vital Manchester United wait for the ideal candidate before appointing a new reserve team coach.

Callum Connolly

Table does Latics ‘no justice’ - Connolly

Callum Connolly is backing Wigan Athletic to drag themselves out of the ‘false position’ they find themselves in near the bottom of the Championship table.

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