Date: 2nd January 2009 at 5:36pm
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Wigan Athletic are set to announce the signing of Colombian hot shot Hugo Rodallega Martinez from Mexican side Necaxa for £4.5 million after a source close to the club revealed to Vital Latics that he has indeed received clearance from the Home Office and been granted a work visa.

Rodallega is one of South Americas hot prospects and once again Steve Bruce has pulled out all the stops getting the youngster on board at the JJB but this time he has had the foresight to get the 23 year old signed up on a permanent deal unlike a certain Egyptian



Hugo Rodallega getting ready to face the USA in a recent friendly


It is unclear if Rodallega will be fit to face Spurs next weekend but with both Zaki and Heskey on the treatment table he may be thrown in at the deep end

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