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Relief as Wigan granted Rodallega work permit

January 12, 2009
By Soccernet staff
Wigan Athletic have overcome one more hurdle in their bid to sign Hugo Rodallega after the Colombia international striker was granted a work permit.

The 23-year-old will now complete a £4.5million move from Mexican club Necaxa once he has passed a medical.

Delighted Latics boss Steve Bruce, among a club delegation who attended a Home Office hearing in Manchester on Monday, said: ''This is great news.''

Bruce added: ''I need to thank everyone behind the scenes at Wigan ...

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