All the latest from around League One and involving Wigan – takeovers, transfers, news and more
This summer is unlikely to be a fun one for Wigan Atheltic fans as they see their squad plundered and picked apart by vultures from the Championship, Premier League and beyond. Each day seems to bring more speculation over players’ future and where it lies.
That will only continue for the next couple of months before the transfer window closes. The Latics may not be the only team suffering such a fate – having their best players pinched by others – with the introduction of the new salary cap which has altered the climate in League One and Two.
Simply scroll down and click through the pages to view the very latest League One transfer news and rumours from around the internet – and don’t forget to check back tomorrow for more of the same.
1. Blackpool face competition for striker
Rotherham United are nearing a deal for Dominic Samuel to become only their second summer recruit following promotion to the Championship. The striker was one of the players released by Blackburn Rovers at the end of the season and had been on the radar of Blackpool. (Lancashire Telegraph) Photo: Michael Regan
2. Oxford set to lose star centre-back
Leeds United have entered the race for “unbelievable” Oxford United centre-back Rob Dickie. The 24-year-old’s performances have attracted plenty of interest with Championship duo Norwich City and Nottingham Forest keen. Now Leeds United and Newcastle United have shown interest in someone who will cost “an awful lot of millions”. (Nottinghamshire Live) Photo: Ian MacNicol
3. Leeds United set to announce Wigan ace
Leeds United are set to announce the signing of Wigan Athletic starlet Joe Gelhardt this week, possibly today (Monday). A reported fee of around £1million with add ons has been agreed for the 18-year-old forward. (The Athletic) Photo: Nathan Stirk
4. New side enter race for Wigan striker
Stoke City are the latest club to join the race for in-demand Wigan Athletic striker Kiefer Moore. It appeared Middlesbrough and Cardiff City were leading the race for the Wales star who could be available for as little as £1.8m. Others interested include Derby County, Millwall and QPR. (The Sun) Photo: VLADIMIR SIMICEK