Wigan midfielder McCarthy comfortable at Premier League level

Wigan Athletic midfielder James McCarthy is happy to be playing for the Republic of Ireland. The international experience is helping to build McCarthy’s reputation.

Wigan Athletic midfielder James McCarthy is happy to be playing for the Republic of Ireland.

The international experience is helping to build McCarthy’s reputation.

He said: "I want to keep playing in the Premier League and more international caps would be ideal.

"I hope to get as many caps as I can. I played the last couple of games, but the boys are back from injury and suspension, so I need to be patient and be ready to do my job when called on.

"I have been delighted to be involved in the last few games."

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