The Football League Paper - - CHAMPIONSHIP -

JAMES McClean has tar­get­ted an im­me­di­ate re­turn to the Pre­mier League af­ter se­cur­ing his switch to Wi­gan from Sun­der­land.

The 24-year-old scored 11 goals in 70 ap­pear­ances for the Black Cats but af­ter be­com­ing Lat­ics boss Owen Coyle’s tenth sum­mer sign­ing McClean is in­tent on de­liv­er­ing on his re­ported £1mil­lion price tag.

“I’m de­lighted it’s all been com­pleted and I can say I’m a Wi­gan Ath­letic player,” said the Repub­lic of Ire­land in­ter­na­tional.

“This is a fan­tas­tic club and af­ter speak­ing with the man­ager I can’t wait to start train­ing and the aim is help­ing us get back to the Pre­mier League.”

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