Wigan Athletic news: ‘Fantastic’ Latics man hailed, Burnley ace reveals transfer stance

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Wigan Athletic are back in action this evening with an away trip to Hull City.

The Latics have adapted well to life back in the Championship after their promotion from League One.

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Leam Richardson’s side are strong on the road and take on a Tigers side who have lost their last five games.

Here is a look at the latest news from around the second tier...

Wigan Athletic praised

Hull City caretaker boss Andy Dawson has heaped praise on Wigan Athletic ahead of tonight’s clash at the MKM Stadium and has said the Latics’ manager Leam Richardson has done a ‘fantastic job’ (Yorkshire Post).

Hull City managerial latest

Hull City are in advanced talks with ex-Olympiacos boss Pedro Martins as they look to find Shota Arveladze’s replacement (Sami Mokbel).

Middlesbrough linked with new name

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Middlesbrough are being linked with a move for Chelsea first-team coach Anthony Barry (Northern Echo).

QPR to snap up free agent

QPR are poised to snap up free agent midfielder Elijah Dixon-Bonner following his exit from Liverpool this past summer (Football Insider).

Sheffield United suffer blow

Sheffield United have been dealt a blow on the injury front with key midfielder Sander Berge picking up a problem with his knee yesterday. He is set for a scan (Sheffield Star).

New Rotherham United boss sends message

New Rotherham United boss Matt Taylor has sent an open letter to fans of Exeter City after leaving the Grecians. He said he has left the League One side with a ‘heavy heart’ (Official club website).

Burnley ace reveals stance on future

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Burnley ace Josh Brownhill, who was linked with a departure from Turf Moor over the summer, has said he is ‘really happy’ at the club (Burnley Express).

Watford boss reveals reason why he joined

New Watford boss Slaven Bilic has said that he took the job because of ‘the quality of players’ the Hornets have in their ranks (Watford Observer).