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LEON CLARKE JOINS LATICS ON LOAN FROM WOLVES

2 February 2015

Leon Clarke completes loan move to Latics from Wolves.

Experienced striker Leon Clarke has signed for Wigan Athletic from Wolverhampton Wanderers on loan until the end of the season, becoming Malky Mackay’s third signing of January deadline day.

The 29-year-old joins Latics after sealing his loan move to the DW Stadium with minutes remaining on deadline day.

Birmingham-born Clarke started career at Wolves in 2003 and has scored goals throughout his career, netting 90 goals from 188 league starts throughout his career.

He was explosive in 2013-14, bagging 16 league goals in 36 for Coventry City, earning himself a move back to his first club last Summer.

Clarke has found himself down the pecking order at Molineux and has been forced to play most of his minutes this season off the bench – nevertheless, he has scored two late winners, at Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday.

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