Nathan Ellington played a key role in Wigan Athletic’s meteoric rise to the Premier League.

He spent his youth days at non-league sides Tooting & Mitcham United and Walsham & Heresham before first landing a move to the Football League with Bristol Rovers.

Wigan then swooped to sign him in 2002 for a club record fee and he quickly became a popular figure with the North-West club.

He became the Championship’s top scorer in the 2004/05 season which helped the Latics gain a shock promotion to the top flight.

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However, they lost him soon after to West Bromwich Albion which at the time was a huge blow.

Ellington went on to enjoy a successful career at the likes of Watford, Derby County, Preston North End, Ipswich Town, Crewe Alexandra and Southport.

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How much did Wigan Athletic pay to sign Ellington from Bristol Rovers in 2002?