Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez has revealed to Sky Sports that he has taken advantage of RC Strasbourg’s problems by snapping up 19-year-old striker Nouha Dicko on a free transfer. The French forward is available for nothing after Strasbourg were forced to release all their players due to a severe financial crisis.
Dicko has impressed whilst on trial at the club and has featured in most of the training camp games and pre season friendlies, firstly with a Latics XI outfit and progressing to the first team, culminating with a short cameo appearance against Villareal at the DW Stadium last weekend.
Nouha becomes the third signing of the summer following the arrivals of Ali Al-Habsi from Bolton Wanderers and David Jones from Wolverhampton Wanderers.
He will not be cleared in time for the Norwich City seasson opener on Saturday because Srasbourg have bot completed the relevant paperwork in time.
The accompanying photograph has been used by kind permission of Bernard Platt and Wigan Athletic.
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