Date: 7th December 2010 at 12:46pm
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Chris Kirkland has declared himself fit to continue with his proposed loan move to Championship club Leicester City following an injury that he sustained in training prior to the Leicester v Forest game last week.

The Latics goalkeeper is eager to get himself involved in some first team football and he saw the loan move as a perfect way to keep himself sharp, he feared that it would be cancelled at one point last week but now he hopes it`s full systems ahead

Kirkland is expecting to go back to Leicester this week after undergoing treatment in Wigan, speaking to the Evening Post Kirkland said: “A lot`s been made of it again, but it`s fine now.

“I think the loan was going to be cancelled at one point last week, because it looked as though I`d be out for a couple of weeks.

“But thank goodness that`s no longer the case, and hopefully I can get down there later this week, prove my fitness to everyone and get out there on the pitch.

“I`ve spoken to the coaches at Leicester and they`re monitoring the situation.

“But I`m still a Leicester City player on loan, and hopefully I can rejoin the squad and push for a start this weekend.”



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