Bournemouth sign Rhoys Wiggins for £200,000 from Sheffield Wednesday
1st February 2016
6:24 pm

AFC Bournemouth have completed the signing of Sheffield Wednesday defender Rhoys Wiggins.

The Premier League side, who currently sit just four points above the relegation zone, agreed a fee believed to be in the region of £200,000 for the Championship left-back over the weekend.

The 28-year-old, who is a former Wales Under-21 international, was restricted to just six league appearances for the Owls this season.

But after undergoing a medical with the Cherries; boss Eddie Howe has now signed Wiggins for a fourth time in his managerial career, with the defender putting pen to paper on a two-and-a-half-year contract at Dean Court.

He will provide competition for first-choice left-back Charlie Daniels this campaign, whilst joining fellow new arrivals Juan Manuel Iturbe, Benik Afobe, Lewis Grabban and Marius Adamonis at the club this transfer window.

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