Latics Snap Up Everton Youngster On Loan

Wigan Athletic have completed the loan signing of midfielder Beni Baningime from Everton until the end of the 2018-19 season

20-year-old Baningime grew up in Wigan and has joined Latics from the Premier League side having impressed for the Toffees’ first team and academy in recent seasons.

Baningime featured 12 times for Everton’s first team last season, playing in Premier League, UEFA Europa League and Carabao Cup fixtures.

Baningime’s brother, Divin, is a current star of Latics’ impressive under-18s side and has also featured for the club’s development squad this season.

Paul Cook is delighted to bring Baningime to the DW Stadium:

“Beni is a bright, energetic midfielder who was playing in the Premier League for Everton last season – he is a strong addition to our group.”

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