Former student signs long-term contract with Wigan Athletic

Wigan Athletic are delighted to confirm that young forward Joe Gelhardt has committed his long-term future to the club after agreeing his first professional contract at the DW Stadium, which will see the England youth international remain with the club until 2021.

Gelhardt, 16, made his first team debut for Latics earlier this month in our Carabao Cup tie at Rotherham United, following an impressive start to the campaign with the club’s under-18s.

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