Oldham Athletic have signed striker Callum Lang from Championship side Wigan on loan until January after he signed a two-year deal with his parent club, confirmed by the club website.
Wigan have confirmed that young forward Callum Lang has signed a new two-year deal at the DW Stadium and he signed for Oldham Athletic on loan until January 1st, is this a good signing for Latics?
Callum Lang tweeted: “Delighted to sign a new contract for Wigan looking forward to repaying the faith the club has shown in me!”
He is very highly-rated at Wigan and the forward caught the eye of Everton scouts after impressing on loan at League Two Morecambe last season.
— kian thomas (@kian_WAFC) August 14, 2018
About Callum Lang –
The 19-year-old began his career with Liverpool’s academy before joining Wigan in 2013 and he has made three first-team appearances for the Championship club.
Callum Lang caught the eye of Everton scouts after impressing on loan at League Two Morecambe last season where he scored 10 goals in 30 appearances for the club and impressively finished second behind Fulham’s wonderkid Ryan Sessegnon as the top-scoring teenager in England.
The forward’s performances saw him win EFL Young Player of the Month in December.
Here is what Callum Lang is capable of:
— Paul B. (@pb81fl) August 14, 2018
Oldham Athletic need an instant impact from Callum Lang after a poor start to the season. Last weekend, midfielder Dan Gardner scored a penalty to rescue Oldham Athletic a point away at Forest Green Rovers after Reuben Reid put the hosts ahead.
Here is the reaction to Oldham Athletic signing Callum Lang –
— Martin (@MartinShaw163) August 14, 2018
buzzed by this , one of our most promising youngsters
— • (@WGRI9G) August 14, 2018