Wigan Athletic provided 'my toughest test'

Manchester United and Wales star Daniel James has revealed the toughest test of his career so far came against...Wigan Athletic.

Monday, 13th April 2020, 12:02 pm
Updated Monday, 13th April 2020, 12:06 pm
Reece James (left) during his time with Latics

The 22-year-old winger joined United from Swansea last summer for £15million, after establishing himself as one of the most potent attacking threats in the Championship.

And while he's already been hugely impressed with Old Trafford team-mate Aaron Wan-Bissaka during training, the winger says Reece James - who spend last season on loan with Latics from Chelsea - gave him his most difficult 90 minutes on the field.

When asked who his toughest opponent had been to date, the Welshman - speaking at the Combat Corona Twitch FIFA competition - said: ‘For me it’s obviously got to be Aaron.

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"I don’t think we’ve seen many players get past him.

"And Reece James, definitely. I played him last season at Wigan and he was definitely… and obviously he’s been playing this season as well. I’d say those two."

Chelsea star James has also made an immediate impression on Stamford Bridge colleague Billy Gilmour, who confirmed: "He’s a beast. Nobody can get past him!"