Cattermole backing Mido

12 February 2009 08:41
Mido has been tipped to make an impact at Wigan by his former Middlesbrough team-mate Lee Cattermole.[LNB] The Egyptian striker moved to the JJB Stadium on loan last month and scored on his debut to rescue a 1-1 draw against Liverpool.[LNB]He will stay with Wigan until the end of the season and Cattermole is pleased to be working with him again.[LNB]Cattermole, who joined the Latics from Boro last summer, told the Wigan Evening Post: "I spoke with the gaffer on a few occasions about Mido before he brought him here.[LNB]"Steve Bruce asked me what he was like, and I could only say good things about him.[LNB]"Mido is a great lad who just wants to play football and score goals - you can see the work rate he puts in."[LNB]Key players such as Emile Heskey and Wilson Palacios left Wigan during the transfer window but Cattermole is not too concerned about the future.[LNB]The midfielder is confident Wigan can build on what they achieved in the first half of the season.[LNB]He said: "There is always disruption when you lose players. We had a great team spirit here and now we have a few new faces, we've got to build that again and try to finish the season as strongly as possible."[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports