Wigan Athletic, along with Blackburn Rovers and Stoke City are being linked to Mali international and former Marseille striker Mamadou Samassa who is available on a free after his contract at the French club ran out.
The 24 year old spent last season on loan at Valenciennes in the French Ligue 1 where he bagged 7 goals in 17 appearances and Samassa also made his international debut last season scoring Mali`s goal in their World Cup qualifying 1-1 draw against Benin
At 6` 2″ Samassa is big, he is also strong and fast and being French born wouldn`t require a work permit
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