Wigan Athletic striker Callum Lang joins League One side Shrewsbury on-loan

Wigan Athletic striker Callum Lang has joined League One side Shrewsbury Town on a season-long loan.

Monday, 2nd September 2019, 3:59 pm
Updated Monday, 2nd September 2019, 4:59 pm
Lang celebrates scoring for Oldham. Photo credit: PA

The 20-year-old made his Championship debut in the 3-1 defeat at Queens Park Rangers last month.

But with experienced strikers Joe Garner and Kieffer Moore returning to fitness boss Paul Cook has sent the youngster out on-loan again.

It will be his first loan in the third tier of English football but the striker has enjoyed successful loan spells in League Two.

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Lang has scored 23 goals in the fourth tier over the past two seasons finishing as top goal scorer for both Oldham Athletic (2018-19) and Morecambe FC (2017-18) in his respective seasons out on loan.

Now Lang, who signed a new contract earlier in the summer to keep him at Latics until at least 2022, joins a Shrewsbury team who sit 12th in League One table.