Kone completes Latics switch.
Wigan have completed the signing of Ivory Coast international Arouna Kone from Levante, according to Sky Sports.
The 28-year-old striker has reportedly signed a three-year deal and cost the Latics £2.7m.
Kone passed a medical on Tuesday before putting the finishing touches on a move to the DW Stadium.
The Ivorian is Wigan’s second signing in as many days, after the Lancashire club sealed a loan deal for Arsenal’s Ryo Miyaichi.
Highly-rated Kone burst onto the scene with Roda JC and PSV in Holland, before sealing a big move to Sevilla in 2007. He struggled to produce his best form for the Spanish giants however and after a loan spell at Hannover, he joined Levante where he rediscovered his best form in front of goal, netting 17 times last season.
A number of Premier League clubs were keen on the striker but Wigan have won the race for his signature – despite Levante only exercising the right to make his loan deal permanent earlier in the summer.
Wigan are expected to lose highly-rated winger Victor Moses this week, with the 21-year-old closing in on a £9m move to Chelsea.
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