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YOUNG WIGAN ATHLETIC AND SCOTLAND U19 STRIKER KYLE JOSEPH SIGNS PROFESSIONAL CONTRACT

20 February 2019

Scotland youth international has penned two-and-a-half-year professional deal until summer of 2021.

  • Young Wigan Athletic and Scotland U19 striker Kyle Joseph signs professional contract
  • Joseph has scored 22 goals for Latics’ under-18s this season and also scored three goals for the development squad
  • Gregor Rioch: “He is an example to his peers and deserves this recognition for his daily commitment. He sets himself tough challenges and is relentless each day in achieving them.”

We are delighted to confirm young striker Kyle Joseph has penned a two-and-a-half-year contract with Wigan Athletic until the summer of 2021.

Joseph, 17, has scored 22 goals for Latics’ impressive under-18s this season, whilst also notching three times for the development squad.

Capped twice by Scotland at U18 level, Joseph recently won his first cap for the Under 19s against Azerbaijan.

Speaking about Joseph committing his long-term future to Latics, Academy Manager Gregor Rioch said:

“I am delighted Kyle has committed his future to Wigan Athletic.

“Kyle has been with the academy since the age of 13 and since joining us last July on a full-time basis, he has been an outstanding apprentice both on and off the pitch.

“He is an example to his peers and deserves this recognition for his daily commitment. He sets himself tough challenges and is relentless each day in achieving them.”

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