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Latics snap up Jones

David Jones

Wigan have announced the signing of former Wolves midfielder David Jones.

The 26-year-old, who left Molineux when his contract expired at the end of last season, has signed for the Latics after a successful trial period.

He told the club's official website: "I'm delighted to have sorted out my future. Roberto Martinez is a great manager to work for and I've loved every minute of training so far. I already feel settled here."

He added: "I'd like to thank everyone at Wolves for their support when I was there and to say goodbye to a great set of fans there. But I'm a Wigan player now and I'm really looking forward to the new season and proving to the gaffer he has made a good choice."

Martinez clearly believes that is the case, telling the website: "Technically he is very gifted, shows good personality on the pitch and already has solid experience of the Barclays Premier League behind him, with the best years of his career still ahead.

"Dave has connected well with the group during pre-season, he has shown a great attitude towards work and will certainly bring something different to the squad.

"We've been impressed with the levels of his work in training and everyone's excited to be welcoming him to our club."

Jones made 66 Wolves appearances in three seasons, helping them into the top flight and playing a part in their survival there.

He had previously played for Derby, signing permanently after playing for the Rams in one of a number of his loan spells away from first club Manchester United.