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Wigan boss Coyle: Man Utd midfielder Powell will be star

Wigan Athletic boss Owen Coyle is convinced Manchester United midfielder Nick Powell has a big future.

Powell struck in Wigan's 2-0 win over Ipswich Town.

"I said to David (Whelan, Wigan chairman) when I was bringing him in, for me it was a win-win-win situation," said Coyle, whose side had taken the lead after 12 minutes at the DW Stadium thanks to fellow loanee Ryan Shotton's header.

"We would win out of it because we got a terrific player, Nick Powell would win because I've given him a platform to showcase his talents and Manchester United will get back a more-developed player with more experience and a player who can challenge; as we've done before with the Sturridges and the Wilsheres.

"There's no doubt from me he can have a huge career."

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