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DONE DEAL: Ex-Man Utd, Newcastle winger Obertan joins Wigan

Gabriel Obertan has signed with Wigan Athletic, subject to international clearance.

The French winger has joined the Latics on a short-term deal following his release from Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala

Obertan, 27, has previously played in England with Manchester United and Newcastle United as well as in his homeland with Bordeaux and Lorient.

Warren Joyce, who coached him at United, told WiganLatics.co.uk: "He adds great experience to the squad and offers us another option in the wide areas.

"He's a top professional with great quality."

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