James McClean joins Wigan

James McClean
James McClean

WIGAN Athletic have signed Sunderland winger James McClean.

The Republic of Ireland star has signed a three year contract for a fee in the region of £1.2million.

McClean was signed for Sunderland by former manager Martin O’Neill from Derry City in 2011 and made an immediate impact when thrown into the first team but has today become Owen Coyle’s TENTH signing at Latics.

McClean made 70 appearances for Sunderland scoring 11 goals.