Wigan set to win race for Barnsley fullback John Stones

Wigan Athletic are swooping for Barnsley fullback John Stones.

Wigan Athletic are swooping for Barnsley fullback John Stones.

The Mail on Sunday says Wigan are set to beat Chelsea, Sunderland, Manchester City and Everton to sign £3million Barnsley teenager John Stones.

The 18-year-old right-back has been impressive for the Championship club this season.

Wigan boss Roberto Martinez is confident of bringing him to the DW Stadium in January by promising him regular first-team football - something the big clubs are unable to do.

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