League One rumours 2021/22

Wigan Athletic transfer rumours: Sheffield United join race for Wigan-linked midfielder, Kevin Phillips urges Sunderland to sign Scotland international

Will Keane says Wigan Athletic’s perfect pre-season record has caused excitement and anticipation for the season to get started.

Monday, 2nd August 2021, 12:10 pm

Wigan Athletic are preparing to face Sunderland at the Stadium of Light this weekend as they kick off their 2021/22 League One campaign.

Will Keane has spoke on the team’s excitement ahead of the opener following their perfect pre-season in which they won all five matches.

“We’re really excited for next week," he said. “It’s been a tough few weeks in pre-season, but we’ve enjoyed it, and now we’re looking forward to getting underway.

What a great occasion it’s going to be, up there.

"They’ll have a great atmosphere welcoming their fans back.

“But I’m sure we’ll have a great travelling support ourselves and hopefully we can get off to a good start.”

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