New Wigan signing Holt swayed by Europa League chance

Grant Holt has said the chance to play European football with Championship Wigan convinced him to join the Latics from Norwich for a fee in the region of £2m.

Grant Holt has said the chance to play European football with Championship Wigan convinced him to join the Latics from Norwich for a fee in the region of £2m.

Wigan were relegated from the Premier League in May, but will play in the Europa League next season after winning the FA Cup - their first major trophy.

"The Europa League was a massive pull for me," Holt told BBC Radio Cumbria.

"It's something I've never done in my career and I'm hoping we can have a good spell in that."

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