De Ridder leaves Wigan on loan

22 January 2010 03:22
Wigan's Dutch winger Daniel de Ridder has joined Israeli side Hapoel Tel Aviv on loan until the end of the season.The 25-year-old was signed for Wigan by manager Steve Bruce in July 2008, having previously been signed by Bruce when he was manager of Birmingham.

But he made just five Premier League starts last season and has not featured at all in the first team this campaign.

The former Dutch Under 21 international has dual nationality by virtue of his Israeli mother.

Hapoel Tel Aviv are in the last 32 of the Europa League, having beaten Celtic in topping their group.

Discuss Wigan on 606 They currently lie second in the Israeli Premier division, 10 points behind leaders Maccabi Haifa.

Source: BBC_Sport