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31 January 2017

England Under 19 midfielder James Weir signs for Latics from Hull City

  • James Weir joins Wigan Athletic from Hull City.
  • England U19 midfielder James Weir signs from Hull City.
  • “I know James well, he has great potential ” – Warren Joyce on James Weir.
Wigan Athletic have signed England Under 19 midfielder James Weir on from Hull City on loan until the end of the season.

The 21 year old is well known to Warren Joyce having played under him at Manchester United and the Latics manager feels he has a real contribution to make at the DW Stadium: “I know James well and he has great potential. He is tremendously versatile, hard-working boy who can play in a number of positions, including as a winger and I am delighted he has agreed to come to us.” 

Preston-born Weir joined Manchester United’s academy at the age of 13 andwent on to make one appearance in the Premier League, as a late substitute. He has featured for Hull’s Under 23s in the Checkatrade Trophy this season.


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