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Biography

Date of birth

05/06/1992

Height

180 cm

Signed

31/08/2016

Country

England

Winger/Wing Back who excelled in the 2017-18 campaign and won both the Supporters' and Players' Player of the Year awards.

Nathan Byrne signed for Latics on a three-year deal in August 2016 for an undisclosed fee from Wolverhampton Wanderers.

It wasn't until his second season with the club - in 2017-18 - that Byrne found himself in a regular berth in Latics' starting XI as he played 44 league games and won both Player of the Season awards in a record-breaking campaign at the DW Stadium.

The pacey full back was also named in the EFL Team of the Year and PFA League One Team of the Year.

After an intermittent start to his career at the DW in 2016-17, he spent the second half of the season on loan at Charlton Athletic having made just 14 appearances in the Sky Bet Championship, eight of them from the bench.

CAREER SO FAR
Beginning his career at Tottenham Hotspur, Byrne earned his first taste of first-team football during a loan stint at Brentford in 2011.

He aided his development further with temporary switches to Bournemouth, Crawley Town and Swindon Town, before making a permanent move to Wiltshire.

While at Swindon, he played more than 100 matches, scoring 11 goals, and in 2014-15 was named in the League One Team of the Year, as the Robins reached the play-off final.

He netted a hat-trick against Bradford City on the opening day of the 2015-16 season which earned him a move to Wolverhampton Wanderers and, following a season at Molineux, joined Latics on transfer deadline day in August 2016.

He played 17 league games on loan Charlton, scoring once in a 2-1 victory at Bolton Wanderers.

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