Callum McManaman pens new Wigan Athletic contract

Callum McManaman of Wigan celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the Barclays Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion on May 4, 2013
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Wigan Athletic forward Callum McManaman signs a new contract at the DW Stadium, tying him to the Latics until June 2017.

Wigan Athletic forward Callum McManaman has signed a new contract at the DW Stadium.

The 22-year-old's new deal ties him to the Latics until June 2017.

McManaman told the club's official website: "I'm delighted to get my future sorted. This is where I made my debut and got my break in football and I just want to thank the Manager for having faith in me.

"A big thanks to the Wigan fans as well, for their support in every game, it makes a big difference to me and makes my family so proud. It means so much.

"Now I just need to get my head down, keep working hard and hopefully keep my place in the team and do everything I can to help the team be successful."

Wigan boss Owen Coyle added: "It's great news, and a sign of our intent to secure the long-term future of Wigan Athletic.

"We want to keep hold of our best young talents, and Callum certainly represents that.

"He is an integral part of our plans now, and what we want to build at the club moving forwards with players like Callum a key part of that."

McManaman has scored eight goals in 54 first-team appearances for Wigan.

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