A preferred buyer for Championship club Wigan Athletic has been chosen, says the administrator .

They have until midday tomorrow  to sign a letter confirming their lawyers are holding the entire funds and contract should be place by the end of the month.

Begbies Traynor were appointed as joint administrators of Wigan Athletic Football Club, on Wednesday 1 July 2020 after its Hong Kong owners conceded they could not support the club financially.

Wigan Warriors rugby league club expressed their interest in buying the Latics earlier this month.

The Football League have today confirmed that the club’s twelve point deduction for entering administration will be applied to the Championship table immediately after tonight’s final round of matches which could, depending on results see Wigan relegated to League One


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