Former Premier League defender signs for Latics until the end of the 2018-19 season.
- Wigan Athletic sign defender Jonas Olsson
- Former Sweden international Olsson played 261 times for West Bromwich Albion between 2008 and 2017
- Olsson helped Djurgardens IF to win the Swedish Cup this season
Wigan Athletic can confirm the signing of former Sweden international Jonas Olsson on a deal until the end of the season.
Olsson has signed for Latics after a two-year spell with Swedish side Djurgardens came to an end following their 2018 Swedish Cup win.
A former West Bromwich Albion defender, Olsson played over 250 games for the Baggies in a nine-year stay at the Hawthorns.
On completing his move to the DW Stadium, Olsson said:
“I am very happy to be involved; it has been a hectic few hours after I flew in from Stockholm yesterday.
“I have been missing the UK a lot and I always feel more British than Swedish in a sense!
“I have had a couple of good years back home but I am ready to be back and delighted to be back - I am still enjoying the game, I feel very fit and I am ready to go.”