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.”
We have gathered the best of today's transfer speculation below.
5. Former Birmingham City midfielder suffers huge transfer setback
Dan Crowley’s move to Cheltenham Town is off, after the League One side pulled out of the deal for the midfielder. Crowley was released by Birmingham City at the end of the 2020/21 campaign. (Hull Live)
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6. Sheffield Wednesday agree personal terms with former Middlesbrough winger
The owls are set to win the race for Marvin Johnson this summer after he was released by Middlesbrough. Blackpool, Hull and Millwall were also interested. (Football League World)
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7. Oxford United land Blackpool defender on loan
Oxford United have signed centre-back Jordan Thorniley from Blackpool on a season-long loan. Thorniley played against Oxford in the first leg of last season’s League One play-off semi-final. (Club website)
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8. QPR goalkeeper on Doncaster Rovers’ radar
Doncaster Rovers are keeping an eye on QPR’s Dillon Barnes. The goalkeeper played in their friendly against Harrogate Town yesterday. (The 72)
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