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31 August 2016

Striker Adam Le Fondre signs on season loan from Cardiff City.

  • Adam Le Fondre joins Wigan Athletic on loan.
  • Striker Le Fondre arrives on deadline day from Cardiff City.
  • ‘He’s a proven goalscorer who knows the division inside out’ - Gary Caldwell on Adam Le Fondre.
Striker Adam Le Fondre has signed for Wigan Athletic from Cardiff City on a season-long loan.

The highly experienced 29-year-old adds a new dimension to the squad, says manager Gary Caldwell.

“He’s a proven goalscorer at this level, and they are difficult to find, as everyone knows,” he said.

“He knows the division inside out and will add tremendous competition to the squad.  At 29, he’s still in his prime and we are delighted to have got this one over the line.”

Le Fondre has been a prolific goalscorer throughout his career, scoring 168 league goals in 432 games for Stockport County, Rochdale, Rotherham United, Reading, Cardiff City, Bolton Wanderers and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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