I'm ready for the 'next step', insists Wigan Athletic starlet

Jensen Weir is desperate to ‘kick on’ after signing his first professional contract with Wigan Athletic.

Friday, 12th July 2019, 12:24 pm
Jensen Weir

Latics have secured the 17-year-old – who made his league debut at Birmingham in April – for the next couple of seasons.

And he has his sights firmly set on further first-team involvement after being part of the squad which recently went to Spain for warm-weather training.

“I’ve been waiting a long time for this moment, and I’m ready to kick on and keep going,” said Weir.

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“It was really good to go away to Spain with the first team, and get more involved.

“The training was at a higher tempo than what I’m used to and it was a great experience for me.

“I just want to take the next step now.

"I’ve worked so hard in the off-season to be in a position where I can kick on and prove to the manager I’m ready when called upon.”