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Wigan Athletic beat Newcastle United and Sunderland to Gambia starlet Darbo

by Rob MacDonald. Published Thu 26 Apr 2012 12:15, last updated: 26/04/12

According to reports Wigan Athletic have signed winger Alieu Darbo.

The Daily Mail claims Latics boss Roberto Martinez has finalised a deal for Gambia Under-20 midfielder.

The Swedish-born 20-year-old has had trials at Sunderland and Newcastle United.

However, it seems he is on his way to the DW Stadium.

Darbo said: 'I went over to England and signed for three years. It feels good.'



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"Both Newcastle and Sunderland had the lad on trial and didnt want him. Wigan beat no-one to his signature. Rubbish article." badger, North East around 2 years, 4 months ago

"Wigan didnt beat anyone to sign him. He went on trial and they decided not to sign him and his last choice was wigan" john, essex around 2 years, 4 months ago

 
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