Wigan step closer to landing Espanyol striker Callejon

Wigan Athletic are launching a renewed bid for Espanyol striker Jose Callejon.

Wigan Athletic are launching a renewed bid for Espanyol striker Jose Callejon.

The Sunday Mirror says Latics’ Spanish boss Roberto Martinez made an attempt to land the 23-year-old at the end of January, but the transfer window closed before a deal could be done.

He will now try once more during the summer for the Real Madrid academy product, who is rated at £4.5m Callejon, a former Spain under-21 international, is eager to play in the Premier League - and tempted to link up with Martinez and his Spanish contingent at the DW Stadium.

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