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Wigan Athletic boss Coyle praises Manchester United loanee Powell

by Rob MacDonald. Published Mon 23 Sep 2013 15:01

Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle was delighted with the performance of Nick Powell after the Manchester United scored in the the 2-0 win over Ipswich Town.

The Latics boss described the Manchester United loanee as a "terrific player" and tipped him for great things in the future.

"I said to David [Whelan, Wigan chairman] when I was bringing him in, for me it was a win-win-win situation," Coyle said.

"We would win out of it because we got a terrific player, Nick Powell would win because I've given him a platform to showcase his talents and Manchester United will get back a more-developed player with more experience and a player who can challenge; as we've done before with the Sturridges and the Wilsheres.

"There's no doubt from me he can have a huge career."

Ryan Shotton was also on target during the 2-0 win over Ipswich, which lifts Wigan to 11th in the Championship with a game in hand,


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