It is believed he has signed a three year deal at the club with Latics paying three and a half million euros for his services. Kone, who only signed for Levante from Sevilla a month ago, has represented his country, the Ivory Coast on 35 occasions, netting 9 goals in the process. He is a more than able replacement for Hugo Rodallega who ‘upped sticks’ last month to sign for Fulham, who ironically were at one stage in the hunt for Kone. Other clubs also coveting the strong attack minded hitman were Tottenham Hostspur, Aston Villa and Sunderland.
Having previously played in Belgium, Holland, Germany and Spain he now wants to make a name for himself in the greatest league in the world. All at TNS wish him the best of luck in his quest to score the goals that will guarantee that Latics stay in this league for many more years yet!
SUBSCRIBE TO THE PIE AT NIGHT PODCAST
We promise you that it’s easier to subscribe to the podcast so you don’t have to rely on us to remind you when a new episode comes out.
Apple sorts can find it on iTunes here – https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-pie-at-night-podcast/id1097853442?mt=2
If you prefer a different podcast app then just search for “The Pie at Night Podcast”.
You can also find us on Stitcher, here – http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-pie-at-night-pocast/the-pie-at-night-podcast
If you’re that way out, you can find and subscribe to our RSS feed here – http://feeds.feedburner.com/thepieatnight
And if you just want to take pot luck then you can find all our episodes on our Soundcloud page