King chase hots up
Wigan have joined the chase to sign Marlon King and now appear favourites to land the Watford striker.
By Graeme Bailey
Last Updated: 24/01/08 12:10pm
Wigan have joined the chase to sign Marlon King and now appear favourites to land the Watford striker, skysports.com understands.
Fulham agreed terms for King last week, but they were concerned by some aspects of his medical and wanted to renegotiate the deal with Watford.
However, the Cottagers' failure to finalise the move has led to rival interest.
Watford boss Adrian Boothroyd confirmed that a couple of other Premier League clubs had shown an interest and one of those is Wigan.
Fulham remain interested, but Wigan are ready to push hard to land King, who is reported to open to any Premier League switch.
Wigan are believed to have held talks with the Hornets and a deal could very well be agreed shortly.
The likes of Sunderland, Bolton and Middlesbrough have also been credited with an interest.