Wigan Athletic Sign Striker Joe Dodoo

Joe Dodoo

League One side Wigan Athletic have completed the signing of former Leicester City striker Joe Dodoo.

The 25-year-old joins the Latics on a deal until the end of the season to try and boost their options up front as they look to escape the relegation zone.

Joe Dodoo Joins Wigan Athletic

Speaking to Wigan Today about his move, Dodoo said: “It’s good to be here, and I’ll be doing everything I can to help the club stay up, and then hopefully push on to where it belongs.

“The club’s obviously going through a very difficult situation, but there’s still plenty of games and plenty of points left to fight for.

“I just want to settle down and enjoy my football, which will hopefully see myself playing my best football. If I’m not playing football, I’m not happy, and being here is perfect for me to be able to do that.”

Career So Far

Dodoo started his career at Leicester and made his debut in 2015, scoring a hat-trick in the 4-1 win away at Bury in the League Cup.

After making his Premier League debut for the Foxes shortly after, Dodoo joined Bury on a one-month loan. He made his debut against Burton Albion and created the only goal of the game, crossing for Jerome Binnom-William to put through his own net.

Upon returning to Leicester, Dodoo was sold to Scottish side Rangers. While north of the border, he had unsuccessful loans at Charlton Athletic and Blackpool before eventually signing for Bolton Wanderers in 2019.

Dodoo was unable to help Wanderers stay up in League One and was released at the end of the campaign, subsequently joining Turkish side Ankara Keciorengucu on a two-year-deal.

He left the club by mutual consent just four months into the contract.


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