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Wigan Athletic Sign Defender Tom Pearce

Pearce, 21, has signed a three-year deal after Latics agreed an undisclosed fee with Leeds United.

Wigan Athletic have confirmed the signing of defender Tom Pearce from Leeds United for an undisclosed fee.

Pearce, 21, is an England U21 international who has played 10 first team matches for Leeds after signing from Everton as a 16-year-old back in 2014.

Hailing from Ormskirk, Pearce has signed a three-year deal at the DW Stadium and will compete at left back with former Toffees teammate Antonee Robinson.

Last season, Pearce featured nine times for Scunthorpe United in a loan spell in Sky Bet League One.

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